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Tour of Eichler
Historic Home Tracts
-- All About Orange --

By Douglas Westfall

This edition of All About Orange is all about Eichlers. Joseph Eichler created what is known as an iconic mid-century modern style tract houses in California.
ISBN: 978-1-1942329-24-4

10.00 Ebook

$20.00 B/W Book
 



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Santiago Creek
-- All About Orange --

By Douglas Westfall

This edition of All About Orange is a walking tour of Santiago Creek. It includes a guide, maps and history.
ISBN: 978-1-1942329-24-4

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 B/W Book
$30.00 Color Book



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Boy From The Islands
-- Of Hawaiiin the 1940s --

By Arrianna Ambe

The Boy From The Islands is the story of a young boy, whose father owns the best Chinese restaurant in all of Hawaii. Honolulu during the 1930s was the vacation spot of America, until the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941. Clyde Chong tells a remarkable tale as he travels from
Honolulu to the American mainland for his education.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 B/W Book
$30.00 Color Book



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Martin Field
-- The 1st Airport of OC --

By Douglas Westfall

The story of Eddie Martin, who started the first airfield in Orange County, by flying Curtiss Jennys out of an open field on the Irvine Ranch. This became the Orange County Airport.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 B/W Book
$30.00 Color Book



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City Walk
-- All About Orange --

By Douglas Westfall

This edition of All About Orange is a City Walk in early 1888, just before the City Incorporated, when many shops and buildings would begin, change and move.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 B/W Book
$30.00 Color Book



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Rancho Lands
-- All About Orange --

By Douglas Westfall

This edition of the series on All About Orange is about the rancho lands that became the Town of Orange. From the crossroads of the Spanish Empire in California, Orange has been at the center of significant events.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 B/W Book
$30.00 Color Book



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The Township
-- All About Orange --

By Douglas Westfall

This edition of All About Orange is about the Township and the Town that came from inception. This brought settlers to the small village that rapidly grew into what was then Richland -- ultimately to become the Town of Orange.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 B/W Book
$30.00 Color Book



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The Key Ranch of Placentia
On the Ontiveros Rancho in 1893

By Michael A. Miniaci M.A.

The story of three phases of this land: The Rancho, The Grove & the Park. From the Cattle to the Orange and the preservation of the history of the Citrus Industry in Placentia. Taken from the historical archives of the Key Ranch with illustrations dating from the 1880s.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 For Ebook & Printed Book


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Girl Across Panama
New York to San Francisco in 1854
By Douglas Westfall

The dangerous journey by ship, train, and mule
Across Panama to the gold fields of California
from the memoirs of an 11-year old girl.

Based upon the memoirs of
Mary Jane Arnold.


$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 For Ebook & Printed Book


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Southern California Water
The Story of Why We're Here

By Douglas Westfall

The history of water in California: floods, droughts
and what it means to us today.

Yet this is only part of the story as California's population increases every ten years -- by some five million people -- and we haven't built any reservoirs for half a decade.

$10.00 Ebook
$20.00 For Ebook & Printed Book


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Corona del Mar
My Kind of Town

By Douglas Westfall

The New Book of the Beauty and History of an Upscale Community On the Southern California Shore. Includes Panoramas, Postcards & Unpublished Photos from 1900 plus with each book is the keepsake
1937 promotional brochure of Corona del Mar.

-- This is a full color book of 240 illustrations --

$75.00 Printed Book


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The Costa Mesa Bluffs
The Beginnings of Orange County

By Douglas Westfall

The story of north Orange County through the visual effects of Native American artifacts and the fossils of the pre-historic animals that dwelled here.
The largest depository of Native American artifacts along with Miocene fossils in Southern California.

$10.00 Ebook
$15.00 For Ebook & Printed Book


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A Tour of Old Towne Orange
Founded in 1871

By Douglas Westfall

A walking tour of the 2nd largest Historical District in America
Includes the Architecture, Heritage, History, & Preservation of 1,500 buildings, 100 historic trees, and 50 historic artifacts.

The largest historical town west of Appalachia.

-- Now at 400 pages --

$10.00 Ebook
$30.00 For Ebook & Printed Book


 


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Escondido History
& The Grape Day Celebration

By Douglas Westfall

The history of the Escondido valley dates to Spanish times, the Grape Day celebration comes from the payoff of the water bonds, a century ago.

$16.00


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Story of the Town of Bolsa
From Rancho to Farmland

By Douglas Westfall

The Story of the Town of Bolsa is the history of a community that went from the headquarters of a vast rancho to a small American farming community in just 75 years.

$25.00


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Ranchos of Orange County
Spanish & Mexican
Heritage
By Virginia Carpenter

Ranchos of Orange County, a previously unpublished history of Orange County, by the late Virginia Carpenter.

$20.00


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A Guide to Historic San Juan Capistrano
Established in 1776

By Mary Ellen Tryon

A guidebook to the town that surrounds the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano -- the Jewel of the Missions.

$13.95


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Stories of Old El Toro
Essays On A Time Gone By

By Joe Osterman

A collection of works on El Toro by the author, covering the eras from California Ranchos through the American Farming Period.

$19.95


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History of Santa Ana
City and Valley, 1887

Reproduction Issue

An illustrated look at the town that won the county seat of the newly formed Orange County. Embossed cover.
Found in the time capsule of the County of Orange.

$12.95


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Twelve Flags Over California
California's History Makers, 1542 - 1850

By Onnolee Elliot, Ph. D.

The story of the early history makers of California and the background to understand how the state grew so quickly.

$30.00


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Escondido History
& The Grape Day Celebration

By Douglas Westfall

A detailed history of the town of Escondido and the story of the Grape Day Celebration of over one hundred years ago.

$16.00


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Changes in Landscape
Beginnings of Horticulture in the California Missions

By Michael R. Hardwick

While much has been written on the Missions of California, little can be found on certain elements of our Spanish heritage. Covers agriculture, specific foods/plants, and includes California Missions.

$25.00


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Mission Dolores
The Gift of St. Francis

By Br. Guire Cleary, S.S.F.

Mission history by the Curator of Mission San Francisco de Asís. Written with vision by Br. Guire who paints a wide canvas of early San Francisco.

$15.00


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