St. Francis Dam Disaster Papers, 1928-1929.
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The United States Department of Agriculture was established in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln and was elevated to a Cabinet level organization by President Grover Cleveland in 1889. The Department of Agriculture assists farmers and producers of food as well as creating policies and programs related to food distribution and nutrition information. The United States Department of Agriculture controls a number of regional offices through out the continential United States and its territories....
Seismologist. California Institute of Technology. From the description of Papers, 1911-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82862674 ...
Elwood Mead (1858-1936) was territorial engineer and later, the first state engineer of Wyoming, 1888-1899, and author of its first water code. From 1899-1907, he was in charge of irrigation investigations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was chairman of the Rivers and Water Supply Commission in Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915, professor of Rural Institutions at the University of California, 1915-1924, and Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936....
Biography The Times building at First and Broadway, Los Angeles, was dynamited by union terrorists on Oct. 1, 1910; 20 employees were killed, many injured, and the building destroyed; James B. McNamara and John J. McNamara signed a confession admitting their guilt for the bombing, Dec. 2, 1911. From the guide to the Collection of photographs related to the Los Angeles Times bombing, ca. 1912, (University of California, Los Angeles...
Veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1893-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36805972 Association of veterans of American wars. Formed by a group of World War I officers, the American Legion is the world's largest veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1960-1987. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 61206804 The American Legion was founded in 1919 by veterans returning from Europe after Worl...
Charles Collins Teague was born in Caribou, Maine, on June 11, 1873, and was actively involved in agriculture and citrus farming in Southern California until his death in 1950. From the description of Southern California agricultural materials, 1942-1943. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 647768972 Biography 1908 ...
Southern California Edison (SCE) is the largest electric utility in California and one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric utilities, serving more than 13 million people in 15 counties of central, coastal and southern California. Based in Rosemead, California, the utility has been providing electric service in the region for more than 120 years. From the description of Records of Southern California Edison, 1848-1989. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical G...
After early studies in Germany, Bailey Willis attended Columbia University and was awarded the degree of Mining Engineer in 1878 and of Civil Engineer in 1879. In 1884 he began his career with the United States Geological Survey, working chiefly in the Pacific Northwest. He made geological research trips to China and Argentina, before coming to Stanford University in 1915 to succeed John C. Branner as head of the Department of Geology. Willis was a popular teacher and lecturer and taught at Stan...
Bertram Hanford Crocheron was born on May 21, 1882, in Jersey City, New Jersey. He received his B.S. (1908) and M.S. (1909) from Cornell University. He then served for four years as principal of the Agricultural High School in Sparks, Maryland. In 1913, Crocheron came to the University of California to start a state-wide agricultural extension service. In 1919, he became Director of Agricultural Extension, a position which he held until his death in Berkeley on July 8, 1948. From the...
Biography George Davis Louderback, geologist, was born in San Francisco on April 6, 1874. He attended public schools in San Francisco, and then went to the University of California, where he was an assistant in mineralogy from 1897 to 1900. After obtaining his doctorate in Berkeley, he went to the University of Nevada for six years, and here developed the department of geology and mineralogy and aided in the organization of the Mackay School ...