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The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 2007, Volume 53, Number 4
Iris H. W. Engstrand & Molly McClain, Editors

Front and Back Matter
Sweet Dreams: The Showley Brothers Candy Factory, 1905-2007
Roger Showley
Reinventing Downtown San Diego: A Spatial and Cultural Analysis of the Gaslampo Quarter
Jordan Ervin
Dan Dickey: Mid-Century San Diego Artist
William Perrine
The Philanthropic History of Las Patronas
Book Reviews
Complete Journal Issue 5.0Mb

Publication of The Journal of San Diego History has been partially funded by generous grants from the Joseph W. Sefton Foundation; Quest for Truth Foundation of Seattle, Washington, established by the late James G. Scripps; and an anonymous friend and supporter of the Journal.

Publication of this issue of The Journal of San Diego History has also been supported by a grant from The Journal of San Diego History Fund of the San Diego Foundation.

front cover    back cover

Front Cover: Showley Brothers Candy Factory in its new location by Petco Park. Inset: Showley Brother’s candy truck ca. 1927.

Back Cover: National Candy Day, October 12, 1935, at the California Pacific International Exposition in Balboa Park. Left to right: Exposition host, B. Guy Showley, Guy R. Showley, and an unidentified candy distributor.

Cover design: Allen Wynar


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