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History Of Fresno County And The San Joaquin Valley : Narrative And Biographical On CD

History Of Fresno County And The San Joaquin Valley : Narrative And Biographical On CD

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Winchell, Lilbourne Alsip, History of Fresno County and the San Joaquin Valley : narrative and biographical Fresno, Calif.: A.H. Cawston, 1933, 378 pgs. Front matter Title page Map of Fresno County, 1933 Contents Foreword The San Joaquin Valley. Chapter I II--Gold rush reaches the Fresno; First Indian War, 1851 III--Fort Miller, 1851 IV--Beginnings of Millerton V--Political cliques rob the Indians VI--Savage murdered at Kings River VII--Picturesque Millerton VIII--Ira McCray's Millerton Hotel IX--From Sierras to coast range X--Settlers, sawmills, preachers, courts XI--Fresno becomes a county XII--Murders, robberies, organized crimes XIII--First schools XIV--Civil War times XV--The Millerton Courthouse XVI--Avalanche flood of Christmas day, 1867 XVII--The lumber era XVIII--Big Dry creek XIX--The Alabama settlement XX--Mexican bandits XXI--Copper, petroleum XXII--Cattle give way to field crops XXIII--The railroad through the valley XXIV--Weaving a railroad network XXV--Fresno City as county seat XXVI--Fresno in the seventies XXVII--The irrigated colony system XXVIII--Fresno in the eighties XXIX--The boom; and The Depression XXX--The Laguna De Tache Grant XXXI--The Sierra Nevada XXXII--Fresno County municipalities Non-Indexed Pages #1 Biographical sketches of leading citizens Index Back matter


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