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DR JIM STAMPS US ALTA CALIFORNIA FDC ELLIS ANIMATED HAND COLORED COVER 1977


 

Brooks, J / FOUR MONTHS AMONG The GOLD-FINDERS In ALTA CALIFORNIA Being 1849


 

Population Increases in Alta, California in the Spanish Period 1767-1821


 

Alta California: Peoples in Motion, Identities in Formation (Western Histories)


 

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Missions of San Diego


by: Robert A. Bellezza
California’s first settlement began on a trail called El Camino Real, or “The Royal Road,” that was traveled by missionary pathfinders, soldiers, and conquistadors on a dramatic journey into a mysterious land. Monterey was discovered in 1603, leading to the quest. Explorers Don Gaspar de Portolá and Juan Bautista de Anza, along with ambitious Franciscan missionaries, founded 21 monumental Spanish missions and several asistencias and chapels for native neophytes, travelers, and visitors to Alta California.
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Familia: Migration and Adaptation in Baja and Alta California, 1800-1975


by: Robert R. Alvarez
Anthropologists, historians, and sociologists will find here a striking challenge to accepted explanations of the northward movement of migrants from Mexico into the United States. Alvarez investigates the life histories of pioneer migrants and their offspring, finding a human dimension to migration which centers on the family. Spanish, American, and English exploits paved the way for exchange between Baja and Alta California. Alvarez shows how cultural stability actually increased as migrants settled in new locations, bringing their common values and memories with them.
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Niles, Fremont


by: Philip Holmes, Jill M. Singleton
Beautiful Niles Canyon in Fremont is a chosen spot. Jose de Jesus Vallejo chose it for the first mill town in Alta California, Joaquin Murieta slept here, and Leland Stanford chose it in 1869 for the last leg of the transcontinental railroad, the true "last spike" of the line linking the Atlantic to the Pacific. The home of the largest nursery in the West, Niles could also boast the first gravel mines in California and fine Art Deco tile production. In 1912 world famous Essanay Studios chose the oak-studded hills of Niles Canyon as the location for some of the most famous silent films of all time, including Charlie Chaplin's The Tramp, and the first Wild West movie stars strutted the dusty streets of Niles.
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The History of Alta California: A Memoir of Mexican California


by: Antonio Maria Osio
Antonio María Osio’s La Historia de Alta California was the first written history of upper California during the era of Mexican rule, and this is its first complete English translation. A Mexican-Californian, government official, and the landowner of Angel Island and Point Reyes, Osio writes colorfully of life in old Monterey, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and gives a first-hand account of the political intrigues of the 1830s that led to the appointment of Juan Bautista Alvarado as governor.
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The Missions of Alta California


NBC recently filmed a documentary about the Hispanic heritage of California, the California Missions and the Mission Archives at Old Mission Santa Barbara.
 

Native Americans In Alta California


 

ID 6798 ALTA CALIFORNIA CLUB RESIDENCIAL


Por que tu esfuerzo merece ser recompensado, que mejor que hacerlo dentro de el mejor ambiente residencial, en donde podrás disfrutar de las mejores ...
 

From Alta California to California, the Golden State: An International Perspective


Part of the 2014 Center for Latin American Studies Summer Institute for Teachers. Events in Europe and Asia impacted developments in Spain, Mexico, and the ...
 

Los Californios de Alta California, Península de Monte Rey


Los Californios: Alta California 1770-1850,was a Spanish & Mexican colonial province and Monterey was its capital. Los Californios were Spanish-speaking ...
 

 

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