Book/Printed MaterialThe round trip from the Hub to the Golden Gate, Susie Champney Clark was a Boston matron who visited California as a member of an organized rail tour forty years after the Gold Rush. The round trip from the Hub to the Golden gate (1890) describes that rail trip, with special attention to stops at Chicago, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland, Sonoma County, the Lick Observatory, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Yosemite,...
- Contributor: Clark, Susie C. (Susie Champney)
- Date: 1890
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Book/Printed MaterialA start in life; a journey across America; fruit farming in California. English businessman Charles Finch Dowsett (1835 or 1836-1915) travelled across America by rail in 1890 to become an agent for land sales in Merced County, California. A start in life (1891?) is a book-length piece of promotional literature written and published by Dowsett to extol Merced County's virtues, focusing on the prospects for fruit farming in the region. He also describes his cross country...
- Contributor: Dowsett, C. F. (Charles Finch)
- Date: 1891
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