Lindley Bynum collection of reminiscences of life in 19th century southern California, 1934-1938.

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Lindley Bynum collection of reminiscences of life in 19th century southern California, 1934-1938.

These five reminiscences, which were collected by Lindley Bynum, were written by individuals who came to southern California in the second half of the 19th century. They all lived in Los Angeles County, more specifically Pomona, Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Pasadena, and San Gabriel. The five authors discuss life in early California including their social lives and education, their interaction with the Gabrielino Indians, the citrus industry, agriculture, farming and irrigation. California pioneers Abbott Kinney and William Wolfskill are mentioned.

5 items, typescripts.

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Bynum, Lindley, 1895-1965

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Lindley Bynum, California writer and historian, co-authored Biscailuz: Sheriff of the new west. From the description of Lindley Bynum collection of reminiscences of life in 19th century southern California, 1934-1938. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228769674 ...

Kinney, Abbot, 1850-1920

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Wolfskill, William, 1798-1866.

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