The Journal of San Diego History
Spring 1995, Volume 41, Number 2
Richard W. Crawford, Editor

Main Articles

La Madre Santísima de la Luz
By Norman Neuerburg
The Acquisition of La Madre Santísima de la Luz
By Bruce Kamerling
Uncovering the Madre de la Luz
By Elizabeth Court
1926, The Formative Year of Kensington Heights
By Anne D. Bullard
Concrete Shipbuilding in San Diego, 1918-1920
By Robert Eberhardt

Book Reviews

The Oxford History of the American West.
Edited by Clyde A. Milner II, Carol A. O’Connor, and Martha A. Sandweiss. Reviewed by Raymond Starr.
Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910.
By William Deverell. Reviewed by Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.
Santa Cruz Island: A History and Recollections of an Old California Rancho.
By Helen Caire. Reviewed by Iris H. W. Engstrand.
Apache, Navaho, and Spaniard.
By Jack D. Forbes. Reviewed by Clifford E. Trafzer.
West of Everything: The Inner Life of Westerns.
By Jane Tompkins. Reviewed by Cynthia Sturgis.
Entrada: The Legacy of Spain and Mexico in the United States
By Bernard L. Fontana. Reviewed by Daniel Tyler.
The Frontier in American Culture
By Richard White and Patricia Nelson Limerick. Reviewed by Richard W. Steele.
Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at Topaz
By Sandra C. Taylor. Reviewed by Richard W. Steele.
Memories of Chicano History: The Life and Narrative of Bert Corona
By Mario T. Garcia. Reviewed by Carlos C. Larralde.
Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945.
By George J. Sanchez. Reviewed by Carlos C. Larralde.
The Destruction of California Indians: A Collection of Documents from the Period 1847 to 1865 in Which Are Described some of the Things that Happened to Some of the Indians of California.
Edited by Robert F. Heizer. Reviewed by Lynn A. Bonfield.

Book Notes

A Guide to Historical Outings in Southern California.
By Gloria Ricci Lothrop.
Images of Mexico in the United States.
Edited by John Coatsworth and Carlos Rico.
Flutes of Fire: Essays on California Indian Languages.
By Leanne Hinton.
The Conquest of the New World: American Holocaust.
By David E. Stannard.
San Diego Trivia 2.
By Evelyn Kooperman.
The Historic Spreckels Organ in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.
By Kenneth Herman.