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A Walk Through Time: William Ely, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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The wealth of natural resources in Santa Cruz County was obvious to the first pioneers in the area. A major ... [Read more]

Like so many isolated communities of the west, the City of Santa Cruz owes much of its early economic development, ... [Read more]

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The Library Association, 1868-1881

The Santa Cruz City and County Public Library System had its origins early in 1868 when interested citizens resolved to provide books and magazines to participating members. A key personality of this group was Frank Cooper, who, on June 6, 1868, drafted the following proclamation:

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Excerpted from The History of the Santa Cruz Public Library System: Part 1-- 1868-1881 by Margaret Souza