Earthquake Exodus, 1906 tells the story of the ten-week relief effort in the East Bay after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. Within hours of the earthquake, the people of Berkeley began to organize a citizens’ committee, knowing that terrified masses of stricken refuges would pour into their town within hours. By revisiting both their challenges – smallpox, fires, and keeping public order – and acts of grace, such as taking in the homeless, setting up temporary camps, and dispensing food, Richard Schwartz illuminates a nearly forgotten episode in Bay area history.
This guidebook includes the San Diego Association Geologists’ 2005 and 2006 field trips. We begin our exploration in the Peninsular Ranges Batholith in southern San Diego County along historic Old …$ 29.95 Add to cart
Anza-Borrego Desert Region, 6th Edition: Your Complete Guide to the State Park and Adjacent Areas of the Western Colorado Desert
The Anza-Borrego and Western Colorado Desert Region is a vast, intriguing landscape that harbors a rich variety of desert plants and animals. Prepare for adventure with this comprehensive guidebooks, providing …$ 21.95 Add to cart