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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

A Treatise on Raisin Production, Processing and Marketing - Editors Prof. Vincent E. Petrucci, Sc.D. and Carter D. Clary, Ph.D.
$75.00
Throughout 14 chapters, this volume covers every aspect of the raisin industry. Filled with color photograph, the book provides historical perspective and... 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

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

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

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

Fresno's Architectural Past - Janice Stevens
$26.95
Fresno's Architectural Past is noted local artist Pat Hunter's unique and stimulating homage to the landmark buildings of Fresno, California. Pat's subjects... 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

Jewish Life in the American West - Edited by Ava F. Kahn
$22.50
First published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Los Angeles, Jewish Life in the American West includes a... 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