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In the development of the West, the transition from frontier outpost to city or town was said to have taken ... [Read more]

My Early Childhood Memories: Part Three, by Sarah Hinton Gourley
Amelia Hinds took me to my first school [1857]. The school was in a small white house. It was a [Read more]

MyEarly Childhood Memories: Part Four, by Sarah Hinton Gourley
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An institution of which Santa Cruz is justly proud is Chesnutwood's Business College, a commercial school which has acquired a ... [Read more]

The following list is an attempt to give the reader an idea of the chronology of public schools that have ... [Read more]

The devotion of the Summit settlers to their children's education was evidenced by the number of school districts formed over ... [Read more]

Our Schools, by Prof. G. A. Bond
To the intelligent home-seeker there is nothing more important than the character of the schools. In the recent investigation conducted ... [Read more]

Penny University, by Carmen Morones
A trio of professors from the University of California at Santa Cruz started the Penny University in 1974. Page Smith, ... [Read more]

The school seeks most earnestly the constant co-operation of the parents in all of its efforts toward the uplift and ... [Read more]

The subject of granting the girls of Santa Cruz High School some of our important offices is a new one. ... [Read more]

The Library's collection includes a handbook for Santa Cruz High School, printed in 1912 and numerous issues of the High ... [Read more]

After three months of delightful vacation, we are all glad to be back once more in dear old Santa Cruz ... [Read more]

In Watsonville there is an elementary school named for a teacher who once said, "I never knew a child I ... [Read more]

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In Memoriam for Helen Weston,
from her friends, The Phil Reader family

 

PREFACE

Sailors of African ancestry

were crew members aboard most of the vessels which explored the coast of California during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Negro trappers and adventurers

like ..." [More]

Excerpted from To Know My Name: A Chronological History of African Americans in Santa Cruz County by Phil Reader