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Orders will be filled before Christmas no later than December 19, 2019. Thank you for your order and your support of the Fresno Historical Society. 


A Rocky Road: the pilgrimage of the grape - Charles W. Bonner
$11.95
More than a historical chronicle of famous vineyards or a how-to primer on packing procedures and aging. Thanks to the sensitivity and expertise of the... More

The American Boys Handy Book - D. C. Beard
$12.95
The Handy Book was the perfect survival manual, when it first came out in 1882 -- and remains a classic today in its 37th printing! It contains plans for 16... More

M. Theo Kearney: Prince of Fresno - Schyler Rehart & William K. Patterson
$14.95
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

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

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

Eldorado: Adventures In The Path Of Empire - Bayard Taylor
$18.95
Working as a reporter for the New York Tribune, Bayard Taylor chronicled the birth of modern California during the tumultuous Gold Rush era. His account... More

M. Theo Kearney: Prince of Fresno (Hardcover) - Schyler Rehart & William K. Patterson
$18.95
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

Bitter Melon: Inside America's Last Rural Chinese Town - Jeff Gillenkirk and James Motlow
$21.95
Chinese immigrants built a large part of California, providing a workforce for the railroads, mines, and farms. This is the powerful story of Locke, a... 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

Clovis - Images of America
$21.99
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In the late 1800s, Clovis M. Cole purchased large tracts of land in California's San Joaquin Valley with the intent to farm wheat. Marcus... More