Fall 1990

October 1, 1990

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1990, Volume 36, Number 4
Richard W. Crawford, Editor

Main Articles

The Southwest on Display at the Panama-California Exposition 1915
by Richard W. Amero
El Cajon, California 1900
by Victor Geraci

Book Reviews

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California.
By James N. Gregory. Reviewed by Jackson K. Putnam.
Plain as a Pipestem: Essays About Local History
By Carol Kammen. Reviewed by Raymond Starr.
Ramona and Round About: A History of San Diego County’s Little Known Back Country.
By Charles R. LeMenager. Reviewed by Karna Webster.
San Diego Trivia
By Evelyn Kooperman. Reviewed by Richard W. Crawford.
Madam Ida and Other Gaslamp Tales
By Henry Schwartz. Reviewed by Robert Carlton.
Southern California’s Best Ghost Towns
By Philip Varney. Reviewed by Ronald J. Quinn.

Book Notes

The American West Transformed: The Impact of the Second World War.
By Gerald D. Nash. Reviewed by Gregg R. Hennessey.
History of San Diego County Land Surveying Experiences
By Curtis M. Brown and Michael J. Pallamary. Reviewed by Howard O. Welty.
Catherine: A San Diego Girl
By Charlotte Taylor Rowe. Reviewed by Raymond Starr
The “Californios” versus Jedediah Smith, 1826-1827: A New Cache of Documents
By David J. Weber. Reviewed by Gregg R. Hennessey
The Southwest Expeditions of Jedediah Smith: His Personal Account of the Journey to California, 1826-1827
Edited, with an introduction by George R. Brooks. Reviewed by Gregg R. Hennessey

Cover photo

Journal cover

G. Aubrey Davidson, president of the exposition and ladies in electriquettes.