Our museums and archives are temporarily closed to support the effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1978, Volume 24, Number 4
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor

Original Articles

The Garrisons of San Diego Presidio: 1770-1794
By Bill Mason
Before the War: The Japanese In San Diego
By Donald H. Estes
Helen Hunt Jackson In San Diego
By Evelyn I. Banning

Book Reviews

Views across the Border: The United States and Mexico
By Stanley R. Ross. Reviewed by Oscar J. Martínez
Mexico’s Miguel Caldera: The Taming of Ameríca’s First Frontier (1548-1597)
By Philip Wayne Powell. Reviewed by Stephen A. Colston.
The Southwest Expedition of Jedediah S. Smith: His Personal Account of the Journey to California, 1826-1827
Edited with an Introduction by George R. Brooks. Reviewed by George M. Ellis.
Hunters, Seamen, and Entrepreneurs: The Tuna Seinermen of San Diego
By Michael K. Orbach. Reviewed by E. A. Keen.
Fortunes are for the Few. Letters of a Forty-Niner
By Charles William Churchill. Edited by Duane A. Smith and David J. Weber. Reviewed by Thomas D. Clark.
By the Sweat of Their Brow: Mexican Immigrant Labor in the United States, 1900-1940.
By Mark Reisler. Reviewed by Luis Leobardo Arroyo.
Frontier America: 1800-1840: A Comparative Demographic Analysis of the Settlement Process.
By James E. Davis. Reviewed by Donald C. Cutter.
The Spanish Royal Corps of Engineers in the Western Borderlands: Instrument of Bourbon Reform 1764 to 1815.
By Janet R. Fireman. Reviewed by Iris Wilson Engstrand

Book Notes

The Huse Journal: Santa Barbara in the 1850s
Edited by Edith Bond Conkey. Translated by Francis Price.
The Zunis of Cibola
By C. Gregory Crampton.
The Age of Porfirio Díaz: Selected Readings.
Edited by Carlos B. Gil.
Man-Made Disaster: The Story of St. Francis Dam.
By Charles F. Outland.
Francisco Pacheco of Pacheco Pass.
By Dr. Albert Shumate.
Mexican Folk Tales.
Translated and edited by Anthony John Campos.
A History of San Buenaventura Mission.
By Msgr. Francis J. Weber.
The Authentic Wild West: The Outlaws.
By James D. Horan.
Bad Company.
By Joseph Henry Jackson.

Letters

Back Cover: San Diego Trust and Savings Bank