Book/Printed Material The lure of the past, the present and future,
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- The lure of the past, the present and future,
- George W. Bryan (b. ca. 1844) of Indiana was living in Los Angeles when he wrote this book. The lure of the past (1911) begins with the story of his kinfolk William E. Bryan and his wife Mary, who left Carthage, Kentucky for an overland journey to California in 1853. He describes their life on a ranch near Virginia Flat, Eldorado County, before movng on to a ranch outside Sacramento. Next come Bryan's philosophical musings and reminiscences of Indiana and an account of a rail journey from Indianapolis to California, with stops at San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Riverside.
- Bryan, George W., approximately 1844.
Created / Published
- Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers, 1911.
- - California--Description and travel
- - Bryan, William Evermont
- - Indiana
- - Women--California
- - Urbanization--California
- - Real estate development--California
- - Agriculture--California
- - Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- 139 p. front. (port.) plates, port. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- F866 .B91
Library of Congress Control Number
- No known restrictions on publication.
- online text
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.
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Chicago citation style:
Bryan, George W., Approximately 1844. The Lure of the Past, the Present and Future. Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers, 1911. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/12001764/.
APA citation style:
Bryan, G. W. (1911) The Lure of the Past, the Present and Future. Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12001764/.
MLA citation style:
Bryan, George W., Approximately 1844. The Lure of the Past, the Present and Future. Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers, 1911. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12001764/>.