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Name Bear Harbor

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Image of Books - 2006-1-230

Books - 2006-1-230

A history and photograph collection beginning in the 1860's of the far northwestern section of Mendocino County, California. This book is part of the history that Margarite Cook, a local historian, collected for 60 years and the extensive research done by Diane Hawk. Glance back in time to the old coastal towns from Hardy Creek north to the Humboldt County line, including Rockport, Usal, Bear Harbor and Needle Rock. There is also history covering the old town sites of Kenny, Moody and Andersonia. A large collection of stories, pioneers, highway building and old resorts in the Piercy area is also included.

History - 2010-017-01

This collection contains interview notes, correspondence, transcribed news articles and lecture notes from 1960 - 1966 on the lumber trade and steam schooners on the Mendocino Coast. Tooker began traveling the coast of Northern California in 1959. At that time, he also began researching the local history related to the lumber trade and steam schooners. He conducted oral history interviews with locals, often accompanied by friend, Nannie Escola.