History of the Sacramento valley, California

by Jesse Walton Wooldridge

Publisher: The Pioneer historical publishing co. in Chicago

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Volumes II-III, biographical, are without author"s name on t.-p.

Statementby Major J. W. Wooldridge ...
LC ClassificationsF868.S13 W7
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6768384M
LC Control Number32000032

  The Sacramento Valley came within a skosh of true catastrophe this winter when both the main and emergency spillways at Oroville Dam on the Feather River eroded due to high water releases necessitated by torrential rains. State officials ordered an evacuation of , residents in communities below the dam, and for a few days the possibility of a foot-wall of water scouring the Sacramento. County History. With the discovery of gold in California in , the Sacramento region became a national and international focus of attention, drawing a mass migration of gold seekers, miners and pioneers to the area. Sacramento County was incorporated in in response to the needs of a growing population. A History of California Agriculture. Intensifcation and Diversifcation. Indicators of Change. Between and , the California farm economy shifted from large-scale ranching and grain-growing operations to smaller-scale, intensive fruit cultivation. By , the value of intensive crops equaled that of extensive crops, as California.   Other ports-of-entry were Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. As a result, the first large settlement of Japanese in California was in San Francisco. U.S. Census figures trace the movement and settlement of Japanese over the years. In , Japanese were in San Francisco, with in Alameda County and 51 in Sacramento County.

The Sacramento Historical Society is a non-profit organization that strives to preserve the heritage of the Sacramento region, promote a greater awareness of regional history, and act as a resource for inquiries regarding local area history. Valley, the American SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA. the largest floods in the known history of Oregon and California occurred between December and January and was triggered by .   Treaty of Guadalupe signed, California ceded from Mexico, California republic established. California admitted to Union. Construction begins on Delta levees and channels. Legislature authorizes the formation of levee and reclamation districts. Major flood in Sacramento Valley inundates new city. The first organized anti-malaria program in California was started in Penryn in the Sacramento Valley in , and later that year, a similar program was started in nearby Oroville. Mosquito Abatement Districts. AB , the first legislation passed to address California’s growing mosquito control issues was enacted in

Sacramento, CA () Map. School Tours. The Museum of Medical History is available for school tours. Subsidized school bus transportation through a grant from Kaiser Permanente may be available. For more information or to schedule a school tour, call the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society at () In the s a group of Mormon wagons were passing through the fertile valley of Redding, California on their way to the tiny settlement of Horsetown. However, in order to get there, they first had to cross Clear Creek, usually a quiet little stream. However, when they arrived, Clear Creek was nothing but quiet; rather, it was a muddy torrent of raging floodwaters running off the nearby mountains. Hotels near Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical History Museum: ( mi) Amber House Inn of Midtown ( mi) Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo ( mi) Hampton Inn & Suites Sacramento at CSUS ( mi) Larkspur Landing Sacramento ( mi) Inn and Spa at Parkside; View all hotels near Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical History Museum on 3/51 TripAdvisor review.   The San Joaquin River, along with its northern sibling, the Sacramento River, terminate at the delta of the same name. Significant human influence on the course and flow of the river started in the late s to help divert water to developing agricultural regions in the Central Valley .

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Chicago: Pioneer Historical Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Walton Wooldridge. History of the Sacramento Valley, California, Volume 2 History of the Sacramento Valley, California, Jesse Walton Wooldridge: Author: Jesse Walton Wooldridge: Publisher: Pioneer Historical.

Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McGowan, Joseph A. History of the Sacramento Valley. New York: Lewis. rows  History of the Sacramento Valley, California By Mj.

Jesse Walton Wooldridge The. History of the State of California and Biographical Record of the Sacramento Valley, California: An Historical Study of the State's Marvelous Growth from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time 5/5(1).

Steven M. Avella’s book takes readers through the year history of the city, from the early days of the Nisenan and Miwok tribes, through the Gold Rush and up to the turn of the 21st century.

More than just a chronicle of events that shaped the city, this book is a rich story of survival and fortitude.

Geology of the Northern Sacramento Valley, California. Septem Summary. This study describes the complex geology of the northern Sacramento Valley, focusing on the Late Cenozoic geologic formations and structures that compose or influence the valley’s fresh groundwater aquifer formations.

Book/Textbook (12) Bulletin ( History of the state of California and biographical record of the San Joaquin Valley, California. An historical story of the state's marvelous growth from its earliest settlement to the present time by Guinn, J.

(James Miller),   She and her husband reside in Folsom. James C. Scott has been a reference librarian with the Sacramento Public Library since For most of that period, he has worked in SPL's Sacramento Room, where he's co-authored four other books on Sacramento history.

Sixteen rivers drain into the valley, from the Sacramento on the north to the Kern on the south. One of the world's largest valleys, California's Great Central Valley is now the richest agricultural region in the history of the world.

Visually, this book is stunning, reflecting its photographic exhibit s: An elegant book of 72 essays and 82 color photos celebrating the wildlife that thrives throughout the year along the river, famous as the birthplace of the California gold rush. The essays by Peter Hayes are presented with extraordinary images by photographic artists Linda Thomas, Tom Myers, George Turner, James Scott, Bob McCleary and Guy Galante.

Charles Nordhoff in his book California for Health, Pleasure, and Residence, published indescribed the Sacramento Valley as "an immense fertile plain" with oats "so high that I could and did tie the oats over my head." Between and agriculture in the.

History of Sacramento County, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with. Lieutenant Gabriel Moraga and Spanish soldiers from Mission San Jose are the first Europeans to enter the Sacramento Valley.

They discover the two rivers (the Sacramento and American) which they name the "Jesus Maria" and the "Sacramento." The Sacramento Valley was discovered by Spanish explorers in the s and has remained central to California history ever since.

Home to our state capital and a hub for our thriving agriculture sector, few regions have produced more history—and wine has played an important part. The history of Sacramento, California, began with its founding by Samuel Brannan and John Augustus Sutter, Jr.

in around an embarcadero that his father, John Sutter, Sr. constructed at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers a few years prior. Sacramento was named after the Sacramento River, which forms its western border. The river was named by Spanish cavalry officer Gabriel Moraga.

History of the State of California and biographical record of the Sacramento Valley, California: an historical story of the state's marvelous growth from its earliest settlements to the present time: also containing biographies of well-known citizens of the past and present / Author: Guinn, J.

(James Miller), Note. Sacramento has a rich and vibrant history which goes back to when John Sutter arrived on the shore near the confluence of the American and Sacramento River.

Sutter’s Fort was established with the intent to develop an agricultural community, and the settlement began. First deliveries from Shasta Dam to the San Joaquin Valley.

Flood in the Sacramento Valley kills 38 people. California Water Plan published. Delta Protection Act resolves some issues of legal boundaries, salinity control and water export.

Ground was broken for the California Central on June 1,and between then and Oct. 13,miles connecting Lincoln, to the north, with the Sacramento Valley Railroad at Folsom Junction. In the meantime Judah had proceeded to Auburn to survey his route over the Sierra.

Old Sacramento, California – Walking on History Old Town Sacramento, California by Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Before John A. Sutter arrived in the Sacramento Valley of California, the Native Americans of the area had been inhabiting the land for at le years.

Guinn, J. (James Miller), History of the State of California and biographical record of the Sacramento Valley, California: an historical story of the state's marvelous growth from its earliest settlements to the present time: also containing biographies of well-known citizens of the past and present / (Chicago: Chapman, California Voter Registrations, - $ (Ancestry) Sacramento Telephone Directory, Pacific Telegraph & Telephone Company, - Free (Golden Nugget Library) Various California County Telephone Directories, Pacific Telegraph & Telephone Company, - Free (Golden Nugget Library) - Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer,Sacramento, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba Counties.

Ground breaking for the California Central Railroad took place on June 1, By Octo the railroad connected Lincoln to the Sacramento Valley Railroad at Folsom Junction. The Sacramento, Placer and Nevada Railroad was organized in to connect Nevada City, Auburn and Folsom.

At Folsom the railroad connected with the California. Sacramento Valley The Sacramento Valley is the area of the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California that lies north of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta and is drained by the Sacramento River.

Inthe United States invaded and conquered California, then part of the Republic of Mexico. This event, one aspect of the U.S.-Mexican War, led to U.S. annexation of California through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

Mexican American history in California had begun. Sacramento, city, capital of California, U.S., and seat of Sacramento county, in the north-central part of the state.

It is situated in the Sacramento Valley along the Sacramento River at its confluence with the American River, about 90 miles northeast of. CAIR-Sacramento Valley/Central California (CAIR-SV/CC) continues to serve the Sacramento Valley, Central California and far-Northern California regions up to the Oregon border.

While it is uniquely situated to advocate for public policy in the State Capitol, it also aims to protect the civil rights and immigrants in the region, along with. Designated as a county inSacramento County had an estimated population of 1, people as of Not only is Sacramento County the home to California’s State Capitol and numerous historical organizations (including the State Library), it has also played a significant role in California’s history.

The California Gold Rush was sparked by the discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early and was arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history .The U.S.

Department of Treasury approved the "John Muir/Yosemite Valley" design on Ap California Quarters are available in commemorative holders through the gift store in the California Museum for History, Women, and The Arts.