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Before flood-control measures were taken by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1959, the San Lorenzo River was Santa Cruz's ... [Read more]

The late 1800s brought a major change in the economic base of Santa Cruz County. Intense lumbering had all but ... [Read more]

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Intertwined throughout the War are the issues of the citizenship and the loyalty of persons of Japanese ancestry. Japanese immigrants were legally denied citizenship; their children born in the U.S. were citizens. The U.S. government and many Americans expected persons of Japanese ancestry to prove their loyalty to the U.S. ..." [More]

Excerpted from Citizenship and Loyalty by Rechs Ann Pedersen