Book/Printed Material The lure of the past, the present and future,

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Title
The lure of the past, the present and future,
Summary
George W. Bryan (b. ca. 1844) of Indiana was living in Los Angeles when he wrote this book. The lure of the past (1911) begins with the story of his kinfolk William E. Bryan and his wife Mary, who left Carthage, Kentucky for an overland journey to California in 1853. He describes their life on a ranch near Virginia Flat, Eldorado County, before movng on to a ranch outside Sacramento. Next come Bryan's philosophical musings and reminiscences of Indiana and an account of a rail journey from Indianapolis to California, with stops at San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Riverside.
Contributor Names
Bryan, George W., approximately 1844.
Created / Published
Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers, 1911.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Bryan, William Evermont
-  Indiana
-  Women--California
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Agriculture--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
139 p. front. (port.) plates, port. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .B91
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.019
Library of Congress Control Number
12001764
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George W. Bryan (b. ca. 1844) of Indiana was living in Los Angeles when he wrote this book. The lure of the past (1911) begins with the story of his kinfolk William E. Bryan and his wife Mary, who left Carthage, Kentucky for an overland journey to California in 1853. He describes their life on a ranch near Virginia Flat, Eldorado County, before movng on to a ranch outside Sacramento. Next come Bryan's philosophical musings and reminiscences of Indiana and an account of a rail journey from Indianapolis to California, with stops at San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Riverside.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Bryan, George W., Approximately 1844. The Lure of the Past, the Present and Future. Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers, 1911. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/12001764/.

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Bryan, G. W. (1911) The Lure of the Past, the Present and Future. Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/12001764/.

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Bryan, George W., Approximately 1844. The Lure of the Past, the Present and Future. Los Angeles, E.G. Newton company, printers, 1911. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12001764/>.