2 edition of history of Richmond, California found in the catalog.
history of Richmond, California
Joseph C. Whitnah
Cover title: The city that grew from a rancho, a history of Richmond, California, by Joseph C. Whitnah.
|Other titles||The city that grew from a rancho.|
|Statement||by Joseph C. Whitnah.|
|Contributions||Richmond Chamber of Commerce.|
|LC Classifications||F869.R5 W5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||128 p.,  leaves of plates (some folded) :|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||45003462|
Richmond, port city, Contra Costa county, western California, lies on the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay and is connected to Marin county by the Richmond–San Rafael Bridge (), 16 miles (26 km) northeast of San site of ancient Ohlone Indian shell mounds, it became part of Rancho San Pablo, settled by Francisco Castro in The History Center offers a wide variety of books, photographs and services that they will just love. A membership in the Contra Costa County Historical Society makes a great gift too. For details on Society membership, whether for yourself or as a gift, please click here.
The U.S. Secretaries of War and Navy and the Petroleum Administrator commended Socal’s California refineries for exceeding the production of aviation gasoline requested by the government. And in , the Richmond Refinery won its fifth U.S. Army-Navy “E” award for its support of the military effort. Richmond’s Civil War history is familiar to every local and visitor, but fewer know the stories of the city’s early days. Did you know that some of the area’s earliest settlers were Huguenots fleeing religious persecution in France?
This book is an anthropological study of a group of American Rom (Gypsies) living in Richmond (Barvale), California. It is based on fieldwork done during – In this book, Richmond was given the pseudonym of "Barvale" in order to protect the anonymity of the subjects. The population density in Richmond is % higher than California; The median age in Richmond is 1% lower than California; In Richmond % of the population is White; In Richmond % of the population is Black; In Richmond % of the population is Asian.
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Richmond's deepwater shipping port is California's third largest in annual tonnage, handling more than 19 million short tons of general, liquid, and dry bulk commodities each year.
The Port of Richmond contains seven City-owned terminals, 5 dry-docks, and 11 privately owned terminals; the private terminals are responsible for close to 90% of. History Books; History Books Download a pdf version of this list. Historical Fiction. young Hana arrives in early ’s California, one of several hundred Japanese "picture brides.” Fic Uchida, Y.
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A history of Richmond, California. [Joseph C Whitnah; Richmond Chamber of Commerce.] -- History of Richmond, and the influence of the. Historic aerial view of Richmond Shipyard Number Three at the end of the war and historic history of Richmond of the shift leaving the Kaiser yards one afternoon in Aerial photo courtesy of the Richmond Museum of History Collection; shift photo courtesy of the Oakland Museum of California--Dorothea Lange Collection.
As Richmond and Rosenberg grew together the towns increasingly cooperated in development and planning projects. By there were 9, people living in Richmond. The population reac in Inthe U.S.
Census stated the population for the City of Richmond. The Richmond Times-Dispatch is pleased to present this hardcover coffee-table book: Richmond Memories: The Early Years. This beautiful, heirloom-quality book features a glimpse of Richmond from the early years to through stunning historic photos.
The history of Richmond, Virginia, as a modern city, dates to history of Richmond early 17th century, and is crucial to the development of the colony of Virginia, the American Revolutionary War, and the Civil Reconstruction, Richmond's location at the falls of the James River helped it develop a diversified economy and become a land transportation hub.
For anyone interested in the history of the Richmond Family in the US and aboard, this text is the "go to". Interestingly enough, there are two Richmond men that ventured to the isle of Tahiti and lived their life in paradise. Joseph D. Richmond was the first to sail to Tahiti. Then some years later ina distant cousin of Joseph's, George.
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To this purpose, we maintain a small museum on the downtown Point Richmond Triangle that is housed by the oldest commercial building in Richmond. View across Richmond District, Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA. 8th Avenue looking north at Cabrillo. Beer wagon at left, Presidio in distance, Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library, courtesy C.
collection. This book tells about the history of Richmond, CA. Some of the interesting information that the book mentions includes the following: Francisco Castro was granted the use of land known as Rancho San Pablo which covered an area roughly from Pinole to Oakland.
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UPCOMING EXHIBIT. Coming Soon: Victor Arnautoff - Richmond: Industrial City Mural. History of Richmond, CA Part 2 PUBLIC UTILITIES. One of the things of which Richmond is proud, and deservedly so, is its street car system. Starting with a single track between the Standard Oil plant and the Southern Pacific depot, the first car was operated in July, The car was an old one of an obsolete type, purchased by the infant.
Richmond Public Library’s digital photograph collection includes two hundred sixty photographs of historical interest on the City of Richmond from its earliest beginnings to There are photographs of the early settlers, local businesses, major industries, civic buildings, residences and neighborhoods.
In the s, what is now the Richmond District was known as the “Outside Lands” because it was “outside” the original city boundaries when California became a state in Originally this area of the city was owned by Mexico, then annexed by the U.S.
in. The land, the river and the sea made Richmond unique over a century ago, and that is still true today. Aviation History Richmond was, and is, the centre of aviation in British Columbia. The first flight in B.C. was made on Mafrom Minoru Racetrack.
The first airport for Vancouver was on Richmond' s. Our Richmond Sixteen miles from the gleaming glass towers and preoccupied hum of San Francisco lies arguably the most resilient city in the country; no place better exemplifies America’s indomitable “can do” spirit than Richmond, California.
Named by a nostalgic homesteader from Virginia, and incorporated fifty years later inRichmond was just. Many industrial centers became "boom towns", growing at phenomenal rates. One example, the City of Richmond, California, grew from a population of un to overduring the war.
Workers from around the nation had to intermingle with each other, overcome differences, and form a cohesive identity in order to meet war demands. In her book on the history of Richmond, “To Place Our Deeds,” Sacramento State history professor Shirley Moore describes prewar North Richmond this way: “Bytherefore, most of Richmond’s African American population was concentrated in and around North Richmond, one third of which lay inside city limits, with the rest located.This vivid Taschen tome is as visually satisfying as it is informative; a sprawling portrait of the making of LA.
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