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Materials on early San Marino, Calif., 1960-1969

Numa Alonzo Strain, Henry G. Bodkin (Correspondent), Jennie Harris Lattin (Correspondent), Robert O. Schad (Correspondent)
Collection of letters and memoirs by Numa Alonzo Strain relating to the history of San Marino, San Gabriel, and Alhambra from the late 1890s until the 1920s. Includes two manuscripts, "City of the Underprivileged: the history of California's San Marino and the founder Henry Edwards Huntington," which briefly covers the origins of San Marino and the role of Henry E. Huntington, the Pacific Electric Railway, and the Huntington Library; and "The Formative Years," which includes Strain's memoirs of his life in San Marino during the first half of the 20th century, and which focuses on entertainment (especially aeronautics) and Strain's encounters with Huntington, Buffalo Bill Cody, Glenn Hammond Curtiss, Roy Knabenshue, Theodore Roosevelt, George S. Patton, and the Shorb family. Also included is a series of letters from Strain with further reminiscences on San Marino
Archival Material, English, 1960