The Valley's Legends & Legacies

The Valley's Legends & Legacies

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A community without knowledge of its history is like a man without knowledge of his soul. Catherine Morison Reharta€™s captivating vignettes extend to all of us an invitation to learn something of Californiaa€™s Central Valley history. It is here in Reharta€™s near near-magical journey through time that we are privileged to view the sacrifices and successes, the toils and triumphs of those who preceded us, each contributing his or her measure to the legacy of this extraordinary place. In Legends a Legacies, a five volume series, Rehart sojourns at the wellspring of local history, chronicling with warmth and affection the intriguing, exciting, humorous, and poignant stories of the vibrant, colorful Valley inhabitants who created the legends and bestowed the legacies on those of us who now roam the same cherished ground.Homemade soap would be added and then the clothes would be carefully placed in the boiling water. More water would have to be pumped for rinsing the clothes, which would then be hung up to dry on the backyard clothesline. The heavyanbsp;...

Title:The Valley's Legends & Legacies
Author:Catherine Morison Rehart
Publisher:Quill Driver Books - 1996


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