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Memories; my seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, California,
Other Title
My seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, California
Summary
William Turner Ellis (b. 1866) was the son of a Marylander who became a well-to-do merchant in Marysville, California. Turner carried on the family business and served on Marysville's Levee Commission for forty years. Memories (1939) contains Ellis's account of his boyhood in Marysville and the town's early history from the 1850s and his experiences as a local business and political leader. More than half the book is devoted to Ellis's service on Marysville's Levee Commission. He proudly displays the knowledge of flood control that helped protect Marysville from the Feather and Yuba Rivers and recounts related controversies including the impact of hydraulic mining on flood control costs.
Contributor Names
Ellis, W. T. (William Turner), 1866-
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Eugene, University of Oregon, [San Francisco], Printed by J. H. Nash, 1939.
Subject Headings
-  Marysville (Calif.)--History
-  Yuba County (Calif.)--History
-  Floods--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 2353
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xv, 308 p. front., plates, ports., facsim., diagrs. 27 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F869.M39 E6
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.136
Library of Congress Control Number
39006908
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William Turner Ellis (b. 1866) was the son of a Marylander who became a well-to-do merchant in Marysville, California. Turner carried on the family business and served on Marysville's Levee Commission for forty years. Memories (1939) contains Ellis's account of his boyhood in Marysville and the town's early history from the 1850s and his experiences as a local business and political leader. More than half the book is devoted to Ellis's service on Marysville's Levee Commission. He proudly displays the knowledge of flood control that helped protect Marysville from the Feather and Yuba Rivers and recounts related controversies including the impact of hydraulic mining on flood control costs.
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Ellis, W. T, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Memories; my seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, California. [Eugene, University of Oregon, San Francisco, Printed by J. H. Nash, 1939] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/39006908/.

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Ellis, W. T. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1939) Memories; my seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, California. [Eugene, University of Oregon, San Francisco, Printed by J. H. Nash] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/39006908/.

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Ellis, W. T, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Memories; my seventy-two years in the romantic county of Yuba, California. [Eugene, University of Oregon, San Francisco, Printed by J. H. Nash, 1939] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/39006908/>.