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Title
Between the gates.
Summary
Benjamin Franklin Taylor (1819-1887) won renown as a war correspondent for Chicago newspapers during the Civil War. In peacetime he became a freelance writer best known as a poet. Between the gates (1878) is an account of Taylor's journey by train from Chicago to San Francisco in the 1870s and his summer in California. The trip west is covered in great detail as is his lengthy stay in San Francisco, with its Chinatown. From there, he journeys by rail to the Sonoma Valley, on to the geysers and petrified forest, the Russian River and Mammoth Cave, continuing by horseback through the San Joaquín Valley to the Yosemite. Briefer attention is given to his rail trip to Southern California with stops at Tehachapi, the Mojave Desert, Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel mission.
Contributor Names
Taylor, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1819-1887.
Created / Published
Chicago, S.C. Griggs and company, 1878.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Ethnic groups--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 p.l., 292 p. front., illus. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .T21
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.100
Library of Congress Control Number
01021580
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Benjamin Franklin Taylor (1819-1887) won renown as a war correspondent for Chicago newspapers during the Civil War. In peacetime he became a freelance writer best known as a poet. Between the gates (1878) is an account of Taylor's journey by train from Chicago to San Francisco in the 1870s and his summer in California. The trip west is covered in great detail as is his lengthy stay in San Francisco, with its Chinatown. From there, he journeys by rail to the Sonoma Valley, on to the geysers and petrified forest, the Russian River and Mammoth Cave, continuing by horseback through the San Joaquín Valley to the Yosemite. Briefer attention is given to his rail trip to Southern California with stops at Tehachapi, the Mojave Desert, Los Angeles, and the San Gabriel mission.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Taylor, Benjamin F. Between the Gates. Chicago, S.C. Griggs and company, 1878. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/01021580/.

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Taylor, B. F. (1878) Between the Gates. Chicago, S.C. Griggs and company. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/01021580/.

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Taylor, Benjamin F. Between the Gates. Chicago, S.C. Griggs and company, 1878. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/01021580/>.