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Settlement of the Brethren on the Pacific slope; a study in colonization,

Author: Gladdys Esther Muir; Church of the Brethren. District of Southern California and Arizona.
Publisher: Elgin, Ill., Brethren Pub. House, 1939.
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Muir, Gladdys Esther, 1895-1967.
Settlement of the Brethren on the Pacific slope.
Elgin, Ill., Brethren Pub. House, 1939
(OCoLC)654413705
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gladdys Esther Muir; Church of the Brethren. District of Southern California and Arizona.
OCLC Number: 2287380
Description: xxiv, 469 pages illustrations (including maps) xxvii plates (including portraits) on 14 leaves 21 cm
Contents: The significance of the history of the Brethren on the Pacific Slope and its relation to the American westward movement --
Daniel Leedy and the call from Oregon, 1850-1859 --
George Wolfe, Jr., and the early interest of the Brethren in California, 1852-1862 --
The controversy over the Pacific Mission, 1860-1870 --
David Brower and the early growth of the Brethren in the Northwest, 1871-1889 --
Schism in California, 1860-1885 --
An experiment in colonization in southern California, 1883-1889 --
M. M. Eshelman and George McDonaugh: missionary work by colonization in southern California, 1889-1897 --
Missionary work in Washington and Idaho, 1889-1898: J. U. G. Stiverson, Enoch Faw, and George Carl --
The railroads, the Inglenook and church leaders promote Brethren emigration to the Pacific Slope, 1897-1907 --
The Northern Pacific advertises Washington and Idaho: D. B. Eby, S. H. Miller, and the Yakima Valley, 1897-1907 --
Brethren colonization in southern Idaho: Samuel Bock, J. H. Graybill and the Oregon Short Line, 1897-1907 --
The Great Northern and the Canadian Pacific promote Brethren colonization in the Northwest; A. B. Peters and the Wenatchee Valley, Washington; David Hollinger and the land of Assiniboia, 1897-1907 --
"Uncle Tommy" Barklow and the Brethren in Oregon, 1889-1907 --
The revival of interest in northern California: George McDonaugh and the colonies in the Laguna De Tache Tract; Sacramento Valley and Butte Valley, 1897-1907 --
The boom of Imperial Valley and new developments in the Southwest, 1897-1907 --
The last phase of colonization in California, 1908-1918; S. F. Sanger and the Co-operative Colonization Company --
The last phase of colonization in the Northwest, 1908-1918 --
Changing attitude of the Brethren towards colonization, and the effects of colonization on the older churches of the Pacific coast, 1908-1918 --
Reaction and consolidation in the Northwest, 1918-1939; growth of Wenatchee Valley and Nampa --
Reaction and consolidation in California, 1918-1939: the Empire, Fresno, and La Verne regions --
The Brethren in war times and peace times --
Some cultural changes during the postwar decades, 1918-1939 --
Educational activities of the Brethren on the Pacific Slope --
Conclusion: the tangible and intangible results of colonization.
Responsibility: by Gladdys Esther Muir ... Drawings by Freeman G. Muir. Authorized by the Church of the Brethren of the District of Southern California and Arizona.

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