Fall 2009

October 1, 2009

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 2009, Volume 55, Number 4
Iris H. W. Engstrand & Molly McClain, Editors
Theodore Strathman & David Miller, Review Editors

Front and Back Matter

San Diego’s 1935-1936 Exposition: A Pictoral Essay

David Marshall and Iris Engstrand

The Brandegees: Leading Botanists in San Diego

Nancy Carol Carter

James Wood Coffroth (1872-1943): West Coast Promoter of Boxing, Horse Racing and Tourism

Joel Levanetz

Recollections of Dona Felipa Osuna de Marron: The Oldest Resident of Old Town in 1878

Rose Marie Beebe and Robert M. Senkewicz

Exhibit Review: Fabulous Fashions San Diego Style

Book Reviews

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: Adapted from a flyer advertising ticket sales for the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition in Balboa Park. Photo courtesy of David Marshall.

Back Cover: The Arco de Porvenir or Arch of the Future featured a spectacular rainbow of colored lights reflected in a lagoon gracingthe Plaza de Pacifico. It was designed by lighting expert H.O. Davis who was inspired by the fantasy paintings of artist Maxwell Parrish. Postcard courtesy David Marshall.

Cover design: Allen Wynar

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Articles appearing in The Journal of San Diego History are abstracted and indexed in Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life.

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