The Journal of San Diego History
Summer 2008, Volume 54, Number 3
Iris H. W. Engstrand & Molly McClain, Editors
Theodore Strathman & David Miller, Review Editors

Front and Back Matter
SDHC Director’s Message
David Kahn
San Diego Olives: Origins of a California Industry
Nancy Carol Carter
National City in Pictures
Steven Schoenherr
A National City Investor: Theron Parsons (1805-1893)
Molly McClain
National City Public Library: An Early History
Matthew Nye
New Life for an Old House: A Community Legacy in National City
Iris Engstrand
Book Reviews
Complete Journal Issue 4.4Mb

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: A collage of modern photos by Steven Schoenherr of the restored Oliver H. Noyes house built in National City in 1896.

Back Cover: The restored Frank Kimball house built in 1868-69 was the first house in National City. Photo by Steven Schoenherr.

Cover design: Allen Wynar

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