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  • In the late 19th century, Southern California's human and natural geography transformed ... posters, and calendars of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, Northern, and Southern Pacific Railroads -- all looking to ... Fred Harvey, Appetite for America (Bantam, 2010 ). Read an article on railroads and the southwestern landscape by Keith ...
  • ... fame suggests significance beyond their role in past events . Most importantly, how do the facts and legends about the Monte boys ... {"additionalClasses":""}] A display of the Santa Fe Trail and other pioneer memorabilia are part of El Monte's ... social norms and sensibilities have changed, many of the events and attitudes of the past have become unacceptable, regrettable, even ...
  • Pasadena's Tournament of Roses was a 19th -century invention of the exclusive Valley Hunt Club. ... a thoroughly democratic New Year's Day tradition, but the annual Rose Parade can trace its origins to Pasadena's exclusive Valley Hunt ... Although the club staged balls and other social events , its primary focus was the hunt. In a nod to the English tradition, ...
  • ... the author goes looking for gray whales and gets hooked by 19th -c. sailor-writer Richard Henry Dana. ... young, grow to 45 feet and weigh in at 30-40 tons. Their annual transit along the long stretch of the Pacific coast, during which they ... soundings. For the first few days that we were here and at Santa Barbara, we watched them with great interest-calling out "there she ...
  • In the late 19th century, Southern California's first amusement parks offered visitors ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Ostriches on a farm near Santa Monica . Courtesy of the Santa Monica Public Library Image Archives. ...
  • Santa Monica might today be crawling with semi-trailer trucks, cranes, and container ships had a late- 19th -century political dispute ended differently. ...
  • ... In the passenger cars people settle into traveling 19th century style. The only part of the 21st century they couldn't do ...
  • ... spotlights Downey's past from the agriculture of the 19th Century, through the war years and the rise of the aerospace industry, ... articles and historical documents related to the city. In 2010 , historian Larry Latimer collaborated with the Historical Society to ...
  • ... August 26, National Women's Equality Day celebrating the 19th Amendment, and March 8, International Women's Day. ... and women may lose some of their very limited rights. In 2010 , only 8 of the 454 Egyptian seats are held by women, ranking Egypt ...
  • ... of the missions of California in the final years of the 19th century. [scald=74516:kl_image_original_context ... Painting by Edwin Deakin. Living in Santa Barbara, one cannot escape the influence of the missions on the ... of the missions of California in the final years of the 19th century; they were intended for a book project that never came to ...

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