Southern Sierras of California
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City of Promise
Race and Historical Change in Los Angeles
Edited by Martin Schiesl and Mark M. Dodge

The years from 1900 to 1945 saw the influx of many African Americans, migrants from Mexico, and Asian and Pacific immigrants into Los Angeles, with numbers increasing in the postwar decades. By the end of the century, the city had become the biggest multicultural center in the nation boasting an extraordinary racial diversity. City of Promise provides a solid interpretation of the complex racial experience of this period.
Southern Sierras of California
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The Southern Sierras of California
A Complete New Edition of the 1923 Classic
By Charles Francis Saunders

The joy and the rarity of this book is its human dimension. In this 1923 classic Saunders tells of his encounters with Southern California mountain folk in the 1910s and 20s, tracing routes still familiar to present-day lovers of our local ranges. The San Gabriel, San Bernardino, and Santa Monica mountains remain a life-giving constant, even as urban life changes around them.
Calabasas Lives
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Calabasas Lives
Pioneers of a Western Outpost
A companion to Calabasas Girls
By Catherine Mulholland

The settlers of 19th century Calabasas saw themselves as an energetic and progressive lot, up against the dust, winds, and strong temperaments of a new little town. Theirs is a story of land feuds and village lore, far out in the western San Fernando Valley. Catherine Mulholland has captured the details and characters of a lost world, in this set of true and rousing tales.
Calabasas Girls
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Calabasas Girls
An Intimate History 1885-1912
By Catherine Mulholland

Catherine Mulholland, granddaughter of Los Angeles water engineer William Mulholland, here tells the story of her mother's people, the Ijams, Haas, and Perret families of Calabasas and Pasadena. Family letters and newspaper accounts give many details of early life in those towns. First published in 1976.
Sage Bloom and Water Rights
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Sage Bloom and Water Rights
Stories of Early Southern California
By Margaret Collier Graham

This new edition contains ten stories chosen from Graham’s two collections, Stories of the Foot-hills (1895) and The Wizard’s Daughter (1905). She was South Pasadena’s pioneer storyteller and essayist, admired by John Muir and Charles Lummis, a familiar voice in Lummis’s magazine Land of Sunshine, and with her husband Donald Graham, a founder of South Pasadena.
Theodore Payne
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Theodore Payne in His Own Words
A Voice for California Native Plants
By Theodore Payne

A fresh edition of Payne’s classic Life on the Modjeska Ranch in the Gay Nineties (long out of print), plus other memoirs never before published. These are the only writings by this pioneering figure currently in print.
John Muir
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Lost and Found
Historic and Natural Landmarks of the San Gabriel Valley
By Elizabeth Pomeroy

A take-it-with-you story guide, with brief essays featuring over 100 sites in 40 cities. Abundantly illustrated with historic and current photographs. A Los Angeles Times bestseller.
Lost And Found II
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Lost and Found II
More Historic and Natural Landmarks
Under Southern California Skies
By Elizabeth Pomeroy

A well-lllustrated companion to the original Lost and Found, containing all different sites, with emphasis on outdoor places where history and landscape meet.
Lost And Found
$15.95 [Order]
John Muir
A Naturalist in Southern California
By Elizabeth Pomeroy

A study of Muir's Southern California friendships and his explorations of local mountains and deserts, including some Muir letters and articles by those who knew him in the Southland from 1877 to 1914.
El Molino Viejo
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El Molino Viejo
Robert Glass Cleland
New epilogue by Elizabeth Pomeroy

Third edition of the 1950 classic history of the Old Mill in San Marino. Cleland's graceful style joins rarely seen photographs to reveal a slice of history, from San Gabriel Mission days to the present.