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Thank you for your order and your support of the Fresno Historical Society. Online book orders placed between July 13 and August 8 will be filled on August 10, 2017, due to staff scheduling. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thank you for your support of the Fresno Historical Society.


Only What We Could Carry - The Japanese American Internment Experience Lawson Fusao Inada
$18.95
Shortly after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, more than 100,000 Japanese Americans were uprooted from their homes and communities and banished to remote... More

Wild Flowers of California - Photographs by Larry Ulrich, Interpretive text by Susan Lamb
$18.95
California's varied geography hosts a rich mosaic of habitats for flowering native plants. In this portfolio of color images, California photographer Larry... More

The Dirt Is Red Here: Art and Poetry from Native California - Margret Dubin
$16.95
Features well-known poets and internationally recognized artists, all from indigenous tribes of California. 81 pages, Trade Paper

Heritage Fresno: Women and their contributions - American Association of University Women
$19.95
In preparation for Fresno City's Centennial, the Historic Preservation Committee of the Fresno Branch, AAUW, began identifying and researching the women in... More

They saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush - JoAnn Levy
$13.95
The phrase "seeing the elephant" symbolized for '49 Gold Rushers the exotic, the mythical, the once-in-a-lifetime adventure, unequaled anywhere else but in... More

Unsettling The West: Eliza Farnham and Georgiana Bruce Kirby in Frontier California - JoAnn Levy
$16.95
The lives of these two pioneer reformers -- so inextricably bound up with each other through the lifetime gift of friendship -- stand revealed as important... More

Forgotten Bread: First Generation Armenian American Writers - David Kherdian
$21.95
This outstanding gathering of stories and poems from seventeen first-generation Armenian American authors, each introduced by a member of the second... More

He Flies Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease - Edited by William E. Justice
$24.95
Published for the Centennial celebration of the iconic author's birth, this collection of William Saroyan's writings overflows with exuberance, explodes... More

M. Theo Kearney: Prince of Fresno (Hardcover) - Schyler Rehart & William K. Patterson
$16.95
As one of Fresno County's premier pioneer land developers, M. Theo Kearney plays an integral role in the agricultural history of California's Central San... More

Guidebook to Yosemite: The Complete National Park - Steven P. Medley
$12.95
In its sixth edition, this award-winning compact volume includes color photos and detailed maps, hiking and backpacking information, history of the park,... More