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California History (2017) 94 (2): 4–21.
Published: 01 August 2017
... North Coast redwood trees timber industry DARREN F. SPEECE Seeds of Rebellion The Fight over Sally Bell Grove and the Origins of the Redwood Wars ABSTRACT The Redwood Wars were largely defined by dramatic confrontations between activists and timber companies in the woods, in the courts, and in the...
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California History (2020) 97 (1): 33–49.
Published: 01 February 2020
... were products either of the Jim Crow era or of pushback against civil rights activism in the mid- twentieth century. And as in the South, the Confederate culture of California has recently The Robert E. Lee tree in Kings Canyon National Park is one of four California redwoods named for the rebel...
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California History (2018) 95 (2): 2–26.
Published: 01 May 2018
... deemed credit worthy by banks.29 On March 21, 1906, she went to the end of Boyle Heights car line and bought a lot for $450.30 By early 1907 she was busy buying lumber and overseeing the building of her new house, with a big enough lot for fruit trees, an extensive vegetable garden, a large chicken coop...
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California History (2015) 92 (3): 16–36.
Published: 01 November 2015
... for all who wish to go. 96 After Owen s death, Jason eventually left southern California, returning to family in Ohio as well as trying to make a new life in the redwoods of Humboldt County in northern California. Ruth remained in Pasadena until her death in 1904. She continued to be celebrated for...
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California History (2015) 92 (4): 24–47.
Published: 01 February 2015
... temperate climate and citrus production. Advertising headlines gave top billing to the cultivation of citrus groves, celebrat- ing the Centinela as The Home of the Lemon and the Orange. The ranchos orange, lemon, and lime trees had not yet reached maturity, but potential buyers were not to worry, for...
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California History (2013) 90 (2): 4–70.
Published: 01 January 2013
... musically driven by strong arms, Riven deep by the sharp tongues of the axes, there in the redwood forest dense, I heard the mighty tree its death-chant chanting . . . Chant not of the past only, but the future." In his poem " Song of the Redwood-Tree Walt Whitman immortalized the fallen California redwoods...
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California History (2013) 90 (2): 64–76.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Redwood-Tree": http: / /classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/ wwhitman/bl-ww-redwood.htm; J seph War- ren, A Tour of Duty in California (New York: C.S. Francis &Co. 1849); William Henry Thomes, On Land and Sea in California in the Years 1843, '44 and '45 (Boston: DeWolfe, Fiske & Co., 1884); Nicholas...
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California History (2010) 87 (2): 80.
Published: 01 January 2010
... prophesied a "perishing republic," Whitman saw hope for a new culture attuned to the great land it claimed. In his poem "The Song of the Redwood Tree," Whitman hears the mighty tree, "its death-chant chanting" and assumes that "the choppers heard not." But as this ax man glances skyward into the swaying...
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California History (2011) 88 (3): 22–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
... other popular sports; 97 percent of the world's redwoods; and mountains, lakes, caves, and other "natural wonders." California Historical Society A Sierra Club booklet promoted a trip led by David Paddock to Lone Tree Spring on February 12, 1933. The site was a favorite of David and Margaret and the...
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California History (2011) 88 (3): 64–66.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., and Folklorists in America's Upper Midwest," The Folklore Historian 24 (2007): 41. 2 Ibid., 56. 3 Martin B. Ruud, "Review: Ballads and Songs of the Shanty-Boy," Modern Language Notes 43, no. 1 (Jan. 1928): 52. 4 Ibid., 54. LOVE AMONG THE REDWOODS: THE STORY OF MARGARET AND DAVID PADDOCK, BY DAIMAR...
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California History (2011) 88 (3): 6–65.
Published: 01 January 2011
...," The Folklore Historian 24 (2007): 41. 2 Ibid., 56. 3 Martin B. Ruud, "Review: Ballads and Songs of the Shanty-Boy," Modern Language Notes 43, no. 1 (Jan. 1928): 52. 4 Ibid., 54. LOVE AMONG THE REDWOODS: THE STORY OF MARGARET AND DAVID PADDOCK, BY DAIMAR PADDOCK ROBINSON, PP 22-39 For my daughters, Kay...
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California History (2011) 88 (4): 22–70.
Published: 01 January 2011
... lintels probably were salvaged from the hilltop presidio, already in a state of deterioration. In 1828, Bandini ordered palos colorados (redwood posts) from the American merchant John Cooper in Monterey. The posts, which measured Vi vara (11 in.) in diameter and 4.5-5 varas (12.5-13.9 ft.) in length...
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California History (2011) 88 (3): 40–66.
Published: 01 January 2011
... to their grandparents' house on 9th Avenue as a special time in their lives running wild with their many cousins, picking figs from an old tree in the backyard and selling them to the neigh bors, a garage full of "good" junk, marathon ses sions on the player piano, fried squash blossoms, molasses...
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California History (2010) 87 (4): 25763061.
Published: 01 January 2010
... the California Desert" (87, 4), 26-47 "Song of the Redwood Tree" (Walt Whitman) (87,1), 26; (87, 2), 80 Sonkin, Robert (87, 3), 9 Southern migration (87, 3), 4-25 Sperry Flour booth (PPIE) (87, 3), 38, 39 Spineless Cactus Nursery & Land Co. (87. 4)>43 Starr, Kevin (87,1), 34, 43; (87, 4), 7 Starr...
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California History (2010) 87 (3): 72–73.
Published: 01 January 2010
...) immensely proud of the achievement of the bridge's special district in building a world-class span without state or federal financing. It was funded by a bond issue paid up by the people of the Redwood Coast north of (and includ ing) San Francisco in the counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake...
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California History (2010) 87 (3): 73–74.
Published: 01 January 2010
... Redwood Coast north of (and includ ing) San Francisco in the counties of Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt, and Del Norte, plus Josephine County in Oregon. The myth of the Bay Area defeating the Goliath that was the Great Depression has been a powerful one that has shielded the span's...
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California History (2010) 87 (2): 22–67.
Published: 01 January 2010
... lime had prospered for two decades. Elaborate tramways were built to carry the processed lime from kilns on the hills to ship landings along the rocky and treacherous coast. The key industry for many years was timber, principally redwood and oak bark used in leather tanning. Forest products were...
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California History (2010) 87 (4): 6–66.
Published: 01 January 2010
... for its redwoods, its surfing, and its branch of the University of California. Jim loved northern California?the land, the history, the culture?and he especially loved the beautiful setting and slow-paced, unpreten tious style of life in the seaside town that he and Jeanne made their home. It was here...
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California History (2009) 87 (1): 26–71.
Published: 01 January 2009
... paradises of the Pacific . . . Walt whitman, "Song of the Redwood-Tree" (1874)1 dreamlike, lyrical quality of Walt Whitman's "Song of the Redwood-Tree" has a strong basis in the historical record. While the poem omits the gritty details of how "crimps" (owners of boardinghouses for seamen) shanghaied...
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California History (2009) 86 (3): 4–67.
Published: 01 January 2009
... made by the premier as part of Khrushchev's initiative to establish economic ties with the United States and cool the cold war.1 California's new governor, Edmund "Pat" Brown, greeted Mikoyan heartily, suggest- ing that the superpowers convene another peace conference in his home state under redwood...