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California

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David Woodman papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00128
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters written by David Woodman to his wife Jane while he was in California in 1852-1853. His early letters describe the trip from Paw Paw, Michigan to the Sacramento area by riverboat and wagon train. Later letters tell of living conditions, social life and gold mining. Woodman became very disillusioned with California and especially with the prospects of becoming rich through gold mining. The collection also includes home remedies for diphtheria and catarrh.

Dates: 1852-1853, undated

James Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00103
Scope and Contents The collection consists of James Jones' correspondence and business papers, primarily dealing with his mining concerns. Several letters from Frank Jones reflect the unstable prospects of mining in the 1860s and 1870s. Some letters enthusiastically report on mine prospects and or assessments, but in two letters he warns his brothers to sell out. Several documents relate to the Imperial Silver Quarries Company, including a prospectus, the articles of incorporation, and Annual...
Dates: 1857 - 1888

Nosotros Venceremos: Viva La Huelga!

 File — Box 1, item: 67
Abstract

UFW seal on left side. Black font with orange background.

Dates: approximately 1960-1989

Viva La Huelga Delano

 File — Box 1, item: 66
Abstract

Black font and orange background.

Dates: approximately 1960-1989

Warden family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00118
Scope and Contents The Warden family papers include correspondence (1832-1831), personal diaries (1876-1886), poetry, a teaching certificate (1874), and a brief family tree.The earliest correspondence in the collection includes a number of letters (1832-1835) to Warden from friends in Scotland. The remainder of the letters are mostly from family members living in various places in Michigan. Civil War period correspondence includes letters to Warden from Major Dean, a family friend serving with the...
Dates: 1832 - 1886