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Local History Vertical Files


The following is a listing only. Please see the Local History Librarian for access. The collection materials do not check out and can only be used in the Jack Maguire Local History Room.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q–R S T U V W XYZ

A

Adams, John—Grizzly Adams
Administration Building
Aged
Agriculture—through 1949
Agriculture—1950–1959
Agriculture—1960–1969
Agriculture—1970–1979
Agriculture—1980–1989
Agriculture—1990–1995
Agriculture—1996–1999
Agriculture—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Almonds
    Cotton
    Cotton—Marketing
    Cotton—Research
    Farm Bureau, Kern County
    Farmers
    Grapes
    Potatoes
    Rice
    Rubber
    Trees

Agriculture—Directories
Agriculture—Implements
    SEE ALSO:
    Museums—Pioneer Village

Agruculture—Maps
AIDS
Airplanes SEE: Aviation
Airport—through 1989
Airport—1990–1999
Airport—2000+

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All America City
Allensworth—1907–1989
Allensworth—1990–1999
Allensworth—2000+
Almonds
American Revolution Bicentennian Commission of California
Amusements
Animals—1900–1989
Animals—1990–1999
Animals—2000+
Annett
Annexation
Antelope Valley—through 1999
Antelope Valley—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Rosamond Area

Antiques
Apparition—Virgin Mary
Apollo Program SEE: Moon Landing
Arab States
Archeology
Architecture     SEE ALSO:     Civic Center
    Court House
    Federal Building
    Historic Buildings
    Homes and Gardens

Art—through 1999
Art—2000+
Artists—A~M
Artists—N~Z
    SEE ALSO:
    Christo
    Kern, Edward M.

Arvin—through 1999
Arvin—2000+

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Arvin Booster
Arvin Goldschmidt Report
Assessed Valuation
Astronomy
Atomic Power Plants
Auditorium
    SEE ALSO:
    Centennial Garden

Austin, Mary (Author)
Authors—A~D
Authors—E~L
Authors—M~P
Authors—Q~S
Authors—T~Z
    SEE ALSO:
    Austin, Mary
    Bonelli, Daniel Lennie "Doc"
    Books
    Davis, Billie
    Hallet, Pierre
    Haslam, Gerald
    McCaffree, Joe
    Raborg, Fredrick
    Steinbeck, John
    Trevino, Elizabeth Borton de
    Valdez, Luis
    Walker, Ardis
    Weaver, John

Automobiles
Automobiles—Racing
Aviation—through 1976
Aviation—1977–1989
Aviation—1990–1999
Aviation—2000+
Awards

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B

Baker Family (Pioneers)
Bakersfield—through 1959
Bakersfield—1960–1971
Bakersfield—1972–1982
Bakersfield—1983–1999
Bakersfield—2000+
Bakersfield—Bird and Flower
Bakersfield Business Conference
Bakersfield—Centennial
Bakersfield—Charter
Bakersfield—City Hall
Bakersfield City Memos
Bakersfield—Downtown Area–through 1999
Bakersfield—Downtown Area–2000+
Bakersfield—Fire Department SEE: Fire Department
Bakersfield—Government
    SEE ALSO:
    Bakersfield Mayors

Bakersfield—Government—Rosters
Bakersfield—Historic Preservation Commission
Bakersfield—History—1882–1999
Bakersfield—History—2000+
Bakersfield—Incorporation
Bakersfield—Inter–Cultural Coordinating Council
Bakersfield—Mayors
Bakersfield—Police Department—through 1999
Bakersfield—Police Department—2000+
Bakersfield—Traffic
Bakersfield—Views
    SEE ALSO:     Kern County—Views
Bakersfield—Weather SEE: Weather


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Bakersfield College SEE: Schools—Bakersfield College
Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra SEE: Music—Bakersfield Symphony

Bamboo Grove     SEE ALSO:   Tevis Family
Bandits—through 1999
Bandits—2000+     SEE ALSO:   Fellows, Dick
    Murrieta, Joaquin

Banks and Banking—through 1999
Banks and Banking—2000+
Barker, John (Pioneer)
Barnes, Pancho (Pilot)
    SEE ALSO:     Edwards Air Force Base
    Yeager, Chuck

Baseball—through 1999
Baseball—2000+
Basketball—through 1999
Basketball—2000+
Basketry
Basques—through 1999
Basques—2000+
    SEE ALSO:     Sheep
Beale, Edward Fitzgerald (Pioneer)
Beale Family (Pioneers)—Articles
Beale Family (Pioneers)—Decatur House
Beale Family (Pioneers)—Genealogy/Letters
Beale Family (Pioneers)—Truxtun Beale SEE ALSO:   Camels
    Tejon, Fort
Beale Memorial Clock Tower

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Beale Memorial Collection SEE: Library—Beale Collection
Beale Memorial Library SEE: Library—Beale Memorial

Beale, U.S.S. (The Navy ship)
Beale's Cut SEE: Highways—Beale's Cut
    Newhall
Bealeville
Bear Mountain SEE: Mountains
Bees
Belle View Ranch
Better Business Bureau
Bibliography
Bicentennial
Bicentennial Films, Media, etc.
Bicentennial Heritage Committee—Greater Bakersfield
Bicentennial Heritage Committee—Kern County (15 Folders)
Bicentennial Monthly Chronicle
Bicentennial Newsletters
Bicentennial Times
Bicycles
Biographies—A~Z (26 Folders)
    SEE ALSO:     Artists
    Authors
    Awards

Birds
Bishop, Josie— Radium Queen (Miner)
Black Mountain SEE: Mountains
Blacks—A—M [people, alphabetical by last name]
Blacks—N—Z [people, alphabetical by last name]
Blacks—Ruth Love Holloway
Blacks—Lakeview/Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd.
Blacks—1966–1989
Blacks—1990–1999
Blacks—2000+
Blackwell's Corner
    SEE ALSO:     Dean, James

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Boust City SEE: West Side Area
Boxing
Breckenridge Mountain SEE: Mountains
Brown—Ghost City of Indian Wells
Buddhists
Buena Vista Lake
Building Codes
Building Gains
Burcham, Rose (Physician)
Burros
Business
Business—A~C
Business—D~F
Business—G~I
Business—J~L
Business—M~O
Business—P~R
Business—S~T
Business—U~Z
    SEE ALSO:     Small Business
Business and Finance Conference
Business Outlook Conference
Buttonwillow
    SEE ALSO:
    Rabbit Drives
    Tracy Family


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C

Calendars
Calcot, Inc. SEE: Cotton
    Cotton—Marketing

California—Bicentennial—1769–1969
California—Bicentennial—1769–1969–Kern County
California—Centennial
California—Literature
California City
    SEE ALSO:
    Boron

California Legislature California Living Museum—CALM SEE: Zoos
California State College, Bakersfield SEE:
    Schools—California State College
California State University, Bakersfield SEE:
    Schools—California State University, Bakersfield
Calloway Canal SEE: Canals
CALM—California Living Museum SEE: Zoos

Camelias
Camels     SEE ALSO:
    Beale, Edward
    Tejon, Fort
Camp Blue Jay SEE: Camps—Special Needs

Camp Owens
    SEE ALSO: Juvenile Detention
Camp, W.B. (Farmer)
Camps—Condor
Camps—General
Camps—Kern River Area
Camps—Pyles
Camps—Special Needs
    SEE ALSO:
    Recreation
    Camp Owens


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Canals
    SEE ALSO:
    Irrigation
    Irrigation—Maps—Detailed

Cancer
Cane Springs SEE: Koehn Springs
Canfield
Cantil
    SEE ALSO:
    Red Rock Canyon

Capital Hills
Carneros
Carrizo Plain
Castle and Cooke
    SEE ALSO:
    Shopping Centers

Cattle Raising
    SEE ALSO:
    Tejon Ranch

Caves
Cayucos
Cemeteries
Censorship
    SEE ALSO:
    Steinbeck—Grapes of Wrath Ban 1939–1941

Census—1930–Kern County
Census Tracts
    SEE ALSO:
    Population

Centenarians
Centennial—1966
Centennial Garden
Chamber of Commerce—Miscellaneous publications
Chamber of Commerce—Publications—1929–1944
Chamber of Commerce—Publications—195–1949
Chamber of Commerce—Publications—1950–1999
Chamber of Commerce—Publications—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Board of Trade


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Charcoal Kilns
Chavez, Cesar (Labor Leader)
    SEE ALSO:
    United Farm Workers

Child Abuse SEE: Frazier Park
Child Care
Child Guidance Clinic
China Lake SEE:
    Naval Ordinance Test Station
    Naval Weapons Center

Chinese—1870–1989
Chinese—1990–1999
Chinese—2000+
Christmas
Christo (Artist)
Churchapate SEE: Frazier Park
Churches—General
Churches—Assembly of God
Churches—Baptist
Churches—Catholic
Churches—Church of Christ
Churches—Congregational
Churches—Episcopal
Churches—Jewish SEE: Jews
Churches—Lutheran
Churches—Mennonite
Churches—Methodist
Churches—Mormon
Chruches—Nazarene
Churches—Pentecostal
Churches—Presbyterian
Churches—Seventh Day Adventist
Circuses
Citrus
City and County Publication (New York Public Library Project)
Civic Center

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Civil Service
Civil War
    SEE ALSO:
    **R973.7 Civil War Times Magazine

Civilian Conservation Corps
    SEE ALSO:
    W.P.A. and N.Y.A. (Works Progress Adminiatration)

Civilian Defense
    SEE ALSO:
    National Defense Resources Conference

Claraville
    SEE ALSO:
    Ghost Towns
    Kelso Valley

Class of 2000
Clock Tower SEE:: Beale Memorial Clock Tower
Clubs SEE: Organizations

Coalinga
Coccidioidomycosis SEE: Valley Fever
Co–generation Projects
Collins, Tom (Migratory Labor Camp Director)
Colonies
    SEE ALSO:
    Rosedale

Colorado Desert
Comic Books
Community House
Community Needs Conference
Community Service
Computers
Condors SEE: Birds
Congoland SEE: Hallet, Pierre
Congressional Districts
Conservation
    SEE ALSO:
    Wildlife


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Conventions
Cooley, Spade (Country Singer)
Costumes
Cotton
Cotton Marketing
Cotton Research
    SEE ALSO:
    Camp, W.B.

Cotton Strike of 1933
Council of Governments
Counties≬Proposed
County Historical Records Commission
Court House
Court House—1952 SEE: Civic Center
Courts SEE: Law

Cowboy Hall of Fame
Cowboys
    SEE ALSO:
    Cattle Raising

Coyote Holes
Credit Unions
Crime—1870–1989
Crime—1990–1999
Crime—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Bandits
    Cooley, Spade

Crime—Child Molestation Cases of 1980s
Crime—Kern County—1876–1889
Crimes—Onion Field Murder
Cuddy Valley
    SEE ALSO:
    Frazier Park

Cultural Council, Greater Bakersfield
Cummings Ranch SEE: Tehachapi Valley
Cuyama
    SEE ALSO:
    Kelsey, Nancy

D

Daily Report
Dairying
Dance
Davis, Billie (Hobo Kid)
Dean, James (Actor)
Death Valley
Delano—1875–1959
Delano—1960–1969
Delano—1970–1979
Delano—1980–1989
Delano—1990–1999
Delano—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Fiesta de Muchachito

Delano—Wine and Harvest Festival
Delano Centennial—1863–1973
Dentitst
Description and Travel—Kern County
Desert Spring
Deserts
    SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley
    Boron Valley
    Mojave Desert Area

Di Giorgio
Di Gorgio—Reports—1958–1969
Di Gorgio—Reports—1970–1999
Di Gorgio—Reports—2000+
Directories—Kern County—Radio—Press—Television
Directories—Resource Directory of Community and Governmental Services— Kern County Welfare Department
Disasters
    SEE ALSO:
    Earthquakes
    Fires
    Floods

District Attorney
Dogs
Dolls
Donahoe, Dorothy (Politician)
Dorris, Grace
Drugs SEE: Narcotics
Dump
Dust Bowl SEE: Migrants
Dust Storms

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E

Earthquakes—through 1979
Earthquakes—1980–1989
Earthquakes—1990–1999
Earthquakes—2000+
Earthquakes of 1952—Arvin—Tehachapi—Bakersfield
Earthquakes of 1952—Photos
    SEE ALSO:
    Disasters

East Bakersfield
East Hills Mall SEE: Shopping Center
Easter
Economic Conditions—through 1999
Economic Conditions—2000+
Edison
Education
    SEE ALSO:
    Schools

Edwards Air Force Base     SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley
    Barnes, Pancho
    Mojave Desert Area
    Space Shuttle
    Yeager, Chuck

Elections—1950–1959
Elections—1960–1969
Elections—1970–1979
Elections—1980–1989
Elections—1990–1999
Elections—2000+
Electric Power
Electric Power—Kern River Power Plant
Elk Hills SEE: Naval Petroleum Reserve
Elk Refuge
Employers Council, Kern County
Employment
Environment
Ethnic Groups
    SEE ALSO:
    Basques
    Blacks
    Chinese
    Filipinos
    Hindus
    Hispanics
    Indians
    Indonesians
    Italians
    Japanese
    Jews
    Russia
    Sikhs
    Spanish


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F

Fairs
Fairs—Kern County—Fair Guides
Famoso
Farm Bureau, Kern County
Farmers
    SEE ALSO:
    Camp S.A.

Federal Building
Fellows
Fellows, Dick (Bandit) Fiesta del Muchachito
Filipinos
Fire Department—Bakersfield
Fire Department—Kern County
Fire Fighter's Ball
Firearms
Fires    SEE ALSO:
    Disasters

Firsts
    SEE ALSO:
    Superlatives

Fishing
Flag
    SEE ALSO:
    Kelsey, Nancy

Flood Plain Information
Floods
    SEE ALSO:
    Disasters
    Flood Plain Information
    Kern River

Florifaunium
Flowers    SEE:
    Camellias
    Gardens
    Homes and Gardens
    Iris
    Rose Festival
    Wild Flowers

Football—through 1999
Football—2000+
Ford City
    SEE ALSO:
    West Side Area

Forests
Fort Tejon
    SEE ALSO:
    Beale
    Indians
    Lebec

Fort Tejon—Bibliography
Fort Tejon—Department of Parks and Recreation
Fort Tejon—Letters of B.L. Beale
Fort Tejon—Letters of Inspector General K.F. Manfield
Fort Tejon—Military Correspondence
Forts
Fossils SEE: Paleontology
Frazier Park—through 1999
Frazier Park—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Cuddy Valley

Freeman Junction
Fremont, John C. (Explorer)
Fresno Mall
Fresno State College SEE:     Schools—Fresno State College
Friends of the Kern County Library SEE:     Library—Friends


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G

Gangs
Garces Circle
Garces, Fray Hermenagildo Fancisco (Missionary)
    SEE ALSO:
    Garces Circle

Gardens
    SEE ALSO:
    Homes and Gardens

Gardner Field
Garlock
Gas SEE: Nautral Gas
Genealogy
Geography
Geology
Geothermal Resources
Ghost Towns
Ghosts SEE: Paranormal
Gifford, Frank (Football Player)
Glenville
    SEE ALSO:
    Linn's Valley

Gliders
Godey, Alexis (Pioneer)
Gold Rush
Golden Hills Development SEE: Tehachapi Valley
Golden Trout
Gold
Gordon's Ferry
Gorman
Government
Government Finance
Government Officials
Government Officials—KERNCOG Area Wide Directory
Grand Jury
Grand Jury Reports
    SEE ALSO:
    *R352 Grand Jury Reports

Granges
Granite Station
Grapes
Grapevine     SEE:
    Highways—Ridge Route
    Highways—Grapevine
Greenfield
Greenhorn Mountain SEE:Mountains
Grizzly Adams SEE: Adams, John
Grocery Trade
Guayule
    SEE ALSO:
    Rubber
Guild House SEE: Child Guidance Guild


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H

Haberfelde Family (Pioneers)
Haggard, merle (Country Singer)
Haggin, James Ben Ali (Pioneer)
    SEE ALSO:
    Tevis Family

Hall of Records
Hallet, Pierre (Author)
Handicapped
Harvey, Trice (Politician)
Haslam, Gerald(Author)
Haunted Houses SEE: Paranormal
Havilah
Health—1900–1989
Health—1990–1999
Health—2000+
Health Fair
Hicks, Lindsay B. (Trapped Miner)
Highways—through 1969
Highways—1970–1999
Highways—2000+
Highways— [individual folders for HWYS
1, 5, 6, 24, 46, 58, 66, 99, 99 Project, 119, 138, 142, 178, 238, 395]
Highways—Beale's Cut
Highways—Early Trails and Roads
Highways—Grapevine
Highways—Kern Canyon Road
Highways—Maricopa—Ventura
Highways—Passes
Highways—Ridge Route
Hindu
Hispanics
Historical Buildings
    SEE ALSO:
    Architecture
    Bakersfield—Historic Preservation Commission
    Churches—Baptist
    Homes and Gardens
    Land Marks
    Union Ice Company

Historic Records Commission
Historic Society—Delano
Historic Society—Kern County
History Day

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History—Spanish Beginnings
History—Frontier Days through Present Day     SEE ALSO:
    Centennial—1966
    Firsts
    Superlatives
Hobo Kid SEE: Davis, Billie

Hocheimer's Barn
Hockey—through 1999
Hockey—2000+
Hockey Programs
Holiday Real Estate Development SEE: Antelope Valley
Home Farm and Business Owners Council
Homeless
Homes and Gardens—A–G [by street/family]
Homes and Gardens—H–Z [by street/family]
Homes and Gardens—General
Homes and Gardens—Home Tours
Homes and Gardens—Howell House
Homes and Gardens—Kern County Communities
Homes and Gardens—Noriega House
Homes and Gardens—Oleander
Hoover Ranch
Horse Canyon
    SEE ALSO:
    Mineral Collecting

Horseracing
Horses
Hospitals—General
Hospitals—Kern Medical Center–through 1999
Hospitals—Kern Medical Center–2000+
Hospitals—Friese [Miss Friese's Maternity Home]
Hospitals—Kern View
Hospitals—Memorial
Hospitals—Mercy
Hospitals—San Joaquin
Hospitals—Veterans'
Hospitals—Kern County [A–Z]
Hotels and Motels—A to Z
Hotels and Motels—General
Housing
Housing Authority of Kern County
Housing Authority of Kern County Annual Reports
Huerta, Dolores

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I

Ice SEE: Union Ice Company
Ice Skating
Ice Sports Center
Income
Indian Wells Valley     SEE ALSO:
    Inyokern

Indians—Agencies/Organizations
Indians—Annual Pow Wows
Indians—Archeology/Burial Grounds
Indians—Culture
Indians—General History
Indians—Kawaiisu
Indians—Massacres
Indians—Other Tribes
Indians—Tejon
Indians—Tubatulabal/Shoshone
Indians—Yokuts
    SEE ALSO:
    Archaeology
    Painted Rock
    Rock Paintings
    Sebastian Indian Reservation
    Tejon, Fort
    Tejon, Ranch

Indonesians
    SEE ALSO:
    Minter Field

Industries—General—through 1999
Industries—General—2000+
Industry—Directories—through 1999
Industry—Directories—2000+
Infants
Inyo County
Inyokern
    SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley
    Indian Wells Valley

Iraqi War
Irrigation—through 1999
Irrigation—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Canals

Irrigation Maps—Detailed—A~M
Irrigation Maps—Detailed—N~Z
Isabella—the town—SEE: Lake Isabella—the town
Isabella Dam
Italians

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J

Jack Ranch
Jails
    SEE ALSO:
    Prisons

Jamison Ranch
Japanese
Japanese Relocation—Aftermath
Japanese Relocation—General
Japanese Relocation—Manzanar
    SEE ALSO:
    World War II

Jawbone Canyon
Jewett Family (Pioneers)
Jews
Johannesburg
Johnson, Rafer (Athlete)
Juvenile Detention
    SEE ALSO:
    Camp Owens
    Mary Lavers Home
Juvenile Hall SEE: Juvenile Detention


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K

Keene—through 1999
Keene—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Tuberculosis

Kelsey, Nancy (Pioneer)
Kelso Valley
    SEE ALSO:
    Claraville

Kern Antelope Historical Society
Kern City
Kern County—Assessor
Kern County Board of Supervisors
Kern County—Budget     SEE ALSO:
    Government Finance

Kern County Description and Travel SEE: Description and Travel
Kern County Board of Supervisors
Kern County—Chief Administrative Officer
Kern County—General Information—through 1959
Kern County—General Information—1960–1965
Kern County—General Information—1966
Kern County—General Information—1967–1973
Kern County—General Information—1974–1979
Kern County—General Information—1980–1982
Kern County—General Information—1983–1984
Kern County—General Information—1985–1986
Kern County—General Information—1987–1999
Kern County—General Information—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Chamber of Commerce

Kern County—Great Register
Kern County—History SEE: History—General
Kern County Land Company—through 1959
Kern County Land Company—1960–1999
Kern County Land Company—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Castle and Cooke
    Teneco West

Kern County—Life in
Kern County Management Council—1980
Kern County Management—Probes
Kern County—Personnel

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Kern County Seal SEE: Seals
Kern County Song SEE: Song—Kern County

Kern County Views
Kern County Welfare Department—through 1999
Kern County Welfare Department—2000+
Kern Economic Development Corporation
Kern, Edward M. (Artist)
Kern Plateau
Kern Research Area
Kern River—1880–1979
Kern River—1980–1989
Kern River—1990–1999
Kern River—2000+
Kern River—Miscellaneous Dam Sites—Map Sheets—A~G
Kern River Area—1900–1969
Kern River Area—1970–1989
Kern River Area—1990–1999
Kern River Area—2000+
Kern River—Drownings
Kern River Parkway
Kern River Preserve
Kernvalley SEE: Kern River Area
Kernville
    SEE ALSO:
    Kern River Area

Kernville—Whiskey Flat Miner—1960–
Kesterson Refuge
Keysville
Kings County
Kings River
Kino, Padre Eusebio Francisco (Missionary)
Kit Foxes
Koehn Springs
Ku Klux Klan

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L

Lake Isabella—The Lake
    SEE ALSO:
    Recreation—Kern River Area

Lake Isabella—The Town of
Lake Ming
Lake of the Woods SEE:     Cuddy Valley
    Frazier Park

Lake Woollomes
Lakes SEE:     Boats and Boating
    Buena Vista Lake

Lakeside Ranch
Lamont
Land Grants
Land Use
Landmarks
Last Chance Canyon
Lavers Crossing
Law—through 1999
Law—2000+
Law Library
Lawyers
League of Nations
Lebec
Lebec Coin
Lebec, Peter (Mountain Man)
Lebec, Peter—Letters
Leiiter
Levees SEE: Floods
Liberty Bell
    SEE ALSO:
    Bicentennial Heritage Committee

Library—SEE Library file cabinets for the following:
Library—Activity Reports
Library—Annual Reports
Library Associates SEE: LibraryLibrary≬Friends of the Kern County Library
Library—Automation
Library—Branch Pictures, including Bookmobile
Library—Articles written by Kern County Librarians
Library—Babcock, Julia
Library—Book Burying Articles
Library—Book Week

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Library—Beale Collection
Library—Brochures
Library—Budget
Library—Children's Work
Library—Community Services
Library—Corrections/Jail/Prison Libraries
Library—Consolidation of City Library and County Library
Library—Courses
Library—Cuddy Valley
Library—Earthquakes
Library—Editorials/Views
Library—Exhibits
Library—Film Service
Library—Friends of the Kern County Library
Library—Genealogy
Library—Indian Project
Library—Internet
Library—Katherine Shaw Memorial
Library—Kern County Employees' Association
Library—Kroger Report
Library—Libraries, other than Kern County
Library—Library Notes
Library—Literacy
Library—Meetings
Library—Poster Contest
Library—Press Reseases
Library—Projected Books
Library—Proposition 13
Library—Reading Club
Library—Retired Librarians
Library—Scholarships
Library—School Contracts
Library—School Department
Library—South State Cooperative
Library—Staff
Library—Staff Association
Library—Staff Directories
Statistics
Library—Story Hour
Library—Superintendent of Schools
Library—Supervisors, Kern County Board of
Library—Surplus
Library—Volunteers
Library—Beale Memorial
Library—Beale Memorial—California Newspaper Project
Library—Beale Memorial—Fundraising
Library—Beale Memorial—Geology-Mining-Petroleum
Library—Beale Memorial—Grand Opening
Library—Beale Memorial—Local History
Library—Beale Memorial—Plaque
Library—Beale Memorial—Programs
Library—Beale Memorial—Theft
Library—Beale Memorial—Time Capsule
Library—Beale Memorial—Tours
Library—Beale Memorial—Photographs
Library—Surveys
Library—Newsletters
Lightner, A.T. (Pioneer)
Linn Valley
    SEE ALSO:
    Glenville

Literacy—through 1999
Literacy—2000+
Loraine
Los Angeles
Lost Hills
Lost Mines
Lost Padre Mine

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M

Magazines
Manzanar SEE: Japanese Reloctation—Manzanar
Maps—1800–1949 Maps—1950–1959
Maps—Bakersfield—1928–1949
Maps—Bakersfield—1950–1969
Maps—Bakersfield—1970–1979
Maps—Bakersfield—1980–1989
Maps—Bakersfield—1990–1999
Maps—Bakersfield—2000+
Maps—California
Maps—California—San Bernardino
Maps—Golden Empire
Maps—Kern County—through 1959
Maps—Kern County—1960–1999
Maps—Kern County—2000+
Maps—Mining
Maricopa
Mariposa County
Mary Lavers Home
    SEE ALSO:
    Juvenile Detention

Maturango Museum SEE: Museums
McCaffree, Joe (I Ching/Bible Teacher)—through 1999
McCaffree, Joe (I Ching/Bible Teacher)—2000+
McFarland
McKittrick
McKittrick Ranch
    SEE ALSO:
    Shafter, William Rufus

McKittrick Tar Pits
Mental Health
Meteorites
Mettler
Mexican Period
Mice SEE: Mouse Plague
Migrant Labor
Migrants—Aid/Welfare
Migrants—Camp Conditions
Migrants—DiGiorgio
Migrants—Lange Photographs
Migrants—Legal
Migrants—Reports

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Migrants—Sue Sanders
Migrants—Schools
Migrants—Shafter
Migrants—Statistics
Migrants—Steinbeck
Migrants—Weedpatch/Arvin/Sunset Labor Camp
Migrants—Other Labor Camps
Migrants—1940–1949
Migrants—1950–1959
Migrants—1960–1969
Migrants—1970–1979
Migrants—1980–1989
Migrants—1990–1999
Migrants—2000+
Miller, Henry (Pioneer)
Miller and Lux SEE: Miller, Henry
Mills
Mineral Collecting
    SEE ALSO:
    Horse Canyon

Mines and Mining—General
Mines and Mining—A–F
Mines and Mining—G–N
Mines and Mining—O–S
Mines and Mining—T–Z
Mines and Mining—Gold
    SEE ALSO:
    Lost Mines
    Lost Padre Mine

Minority Groups SEE: Ethnic Groups
    SEE ALSO:
    Basques
    Blacks
    Chinese
    Filipinos
    Hindus
    Hispanics
    Indians
    Indonesians
    Italians
    Jews
    Russia
    Sikhs
    Spanish


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Minter Field—through 1999
Minter Field—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Indonesians

Miracle Hot Springs SEE: Springs
Missions—Proposed SEE: San Emigdio
Mojave (the town)
Mojave Airport
Mojave and Orange Railroad
Mojave—Desert Area
    SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley
    Boron Valley
    California City
    Rosamond Area

Mojave—Marines
Mojave—Toxic Waste
Mojave—Train Depot
Moon Landing
Mosquito Abatement District
Motion Pictures—A to Z
Motion Pictures—Film Festivals
Motion Pictures—General
Motion Pictures—History
Motion Pictures—Lists
Motion Pictures—Locals in the industry
Motorcycles
Mount Everest SEE: Mountains
Mountains—A~L
Mountains—M~Z
Mouse Plague
Murrieta, Joaquin (Bandit)
    SEE ALSO:
    Bandits

Museum Explorers SEE: Description and Travel
Museum Heritage Days
Museums—Bakersfield
    SEE ALSO:
    Museums—Pioneer Villiage

Museums—California
Museums—Kern County
Museums—Kern County Museum—2000+
Museums—Pioneer Villiage—1939–1969
Museums—Pioneer Villiage—1970–1979
Museums—Pioneer Villiage—1980–1989
Museums—Pioneer Villiage—1990–1999
    SEE ALSO:
    Museums—Kern County Museum

Music
Music—Bakersfield Symphony
Music—Community Concert Association
Music—Country and Western
    SEE ALSO:
    Haggard, Merle
    Owens, Buck

Music—Festivals
Music—Rock, Jazz, Blues and Rap
Musicians
Muslims
Mussel Sloughs

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N

Names—Places Names in Kern County—Explanation
Names—Streets
Narcotics
National Defense Resources Conference
National Guard
Native Americans SEE: Indians
Natural Gas
    SEE ALSO:
    Petroleum

Naval Ordnance Test Station
    SEE ALSO:
    Naval Weapons Center
    Ridgecrest

Naval Petroleum Reserve—1944–1968
Naval Petroleum Reserve—1970–1979
Naval Petroleum Reserve—1980–1989
Naval Petroleum Reserve—1990+
Naval Weapons Center—through 1999
Naval Weapons Center—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Naval Ordnance Test Station

Neuralia
Newhall
Newsletters—Small Town USA
Newspapers—through 1999
Newspapers—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Directories

Newspapers—Bakersfield Californian
Newspapers—Bakersfield—General
Newspapers—Bakersfield—Kern Herald
Newspapers—Bakersfield Metro Star
Newspapers—Glennville
Newspapers—Roadrunner News (including: Bakersfield Weekly Star, Bakersfield Weekly Report)
Northern California

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O

Office Buildings
Oildale—through 1999
Oildale—2000+
Ojai
Okies SEE: Migrants
Old River
Old Town Kern SEE: East Bakersfield
Olympic Games
Onion Field Murder SEE: Crimes—Onion Field Murder
Onyx
Opera
    SEE ALSO:
    Music
    Theater

Oral History
Organizations—A~C
Organizations—D~E
Organizations—F~G
Organizations—H~K
Organizations—L~N
Organizations—O~Z
    SEE ALSO:
    Social Agencies
    Women's Club

Organizations—Directories
Orphanage [Kern County Children's Shelter]
Ostriches
Outlaws
    SEE:
    Bandits
    Murrieta, Joaquin
    Fellows, Dick

Owens, Buck (Country Singer)
Owens Valley

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P

Pacificana
Pageant—Kern County Hisotry Pageant
Painted Rock
    SEE ALSO:
    Indians
    Rock Paintings

Paleontology
    SEE ALSO:
    Sharkstooth Hill

Panama
Panama—Pacific Historical Congress
Panorama Bluffs
Parades
Paranormal
    SEE ALSO:
    Apparition—Virgin Mary

Parcel Map Ordinance
Parent Teachers Association
Parent Teachers Bulletin—7th District—1925–1927
Parking
Parks—Bakersfield—General
Parks—Bakersfield—Listings
Parks—Beale
Parks—California
Parks—Central
Parks—Hart/Kern River State
Parks—Jefferson
Parks—Kern County (other than Bakersfield)
Parks—Silver Creek
Passes SEE: Highways
People–To–People Program SEE: Sister Cities
Persian Gulf War—Desert Storm
Pesticides
Petrified Wood
Petroglyphs
Petroleum—A–G [companies/oilfields]
Petroleum—H–Z [companies/oilfields]
Petroleum—ARCO
Petroleum—Berry
Petroleum—Chevron/Texaco
Petroleum—Derricks
Petroleum—Drilling/Blowouts
Petroleum—Enhanced Recovery

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Petroleum—General
Petroleum—History—1860–1939
Petroleum—History—1940–1970
Petroleum—History—1971–1990
Petroleum—History—1991–Present
Petroleum—Kern River Field
Petroleum—Lakeview Gusher
Petroleum—McKittrick
Petroleum—Midway–Sunset–Superior
Petroleum—Occidental (Oxy)
Petroleum—Pipelines
Petroleum—Refineries
Petroleum—Shell
Petroleum—Standard Oil
Petroleum—Statistics
Petroleum—Maps SEE: the map case
Photography
    SEE ALSO:
    Watkins, Carlton

Physicians—A to Z
Physicians—General
Physicians—History
    SEE ALSO:
    Burcham, Rose

Pinos Mountain
    SEE:
    Frazier Park
    Los Padres National Forest

Pioneer Story Contest
Pioneer Village SEE: Museums—Bakersfield
Pioneers—General
    SEE ALSO:
    Allensworth
    Baker Family
    Barker, John
    Beale, Edward
    Beale Family
    Bohna Family
    Godey, Alexis
    Haggin, Ben Ali
    Jewett Family
    Kelsey, Nancy
    Miller, Henry
    Shafter, William Rufus
    Stevens, Elisha
    Tevis Family
    Tracy Family
    Walker, Ardis
    Weil Family

Planning—through 1999
Planning—2000+
Planning—Bakersfield—1950
    SEE ALSO:
    Bakersfield—Downtown Area

Plants—through 1999
Plants—2000+
Poetry
Poice Olympics
Political Parties
Pollution
Pollution Reports
Pond
Pony Express
Population
    SEE ALSO:
    Census—1930—Kern County

Population—Population and Housing Reports
Postage Stamps
Postal Service
Potatoes—through 1999
Potatoes—2000+
Pottery
Poultry
Prisons—California City
Prisons—Delano
Prisons—General
Prisons—Lerdo
Prisons—Mesa Verde
Prisons—Taft
Prisons—Tehachapi
Prisons—Wasco
Prisons—Women's Prison—Tehachapi
Probation Department
Programs
Prohibition
Public Utilities
Pumpkin Center
Pyles Boy's Camp SEE: Recreation

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Q–R

Rabbit Drives
Rabord, Fredrick (Author)
Radio&$8212;through 1999
Radio—2000+
Rag Gulch
Railroads—1869–2000+
Railroads—Amtrak
Railroads—Santa Fe
Railroads—Southern Pacific
Railroads—Sunset
    SEE ALSO:
    Floods

Railroads—Tehachapi Loop
Railroads—Time Tables
Rainmaking
    SEE ALSO:
    Weather

Rand District
Randsburg—through 1999
Randsburg—2000+
Real Estate
Recreation
    SEE ALSO:
    Kern River Area

Recreation—Bakersfield
    SEE ALSO:
    Dolls

Recreation—Bakersfield Commission
Recreation—Kern River Area
    SEE ALSO:
    Lake Isabella (the town)

Recreation—Taft—West Side
Recreation Commission
Recycling
Red Rock Canyon
    SEE ALSO:
    Cantil

Reefer City
Restaurant Reviews—through 1999
Restaurant Reviews—2000+
Restaurants—through 1999
Restaurants—2000+
Reward
Rice
Ridgecrest—1949–1979
Ridgecrest—1980–1999
Ridgecrest—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley     Naval Ordnance Test Station

Ridgecrest—Desert Empire Fair
Ridgecrest—Desert Empire Gulleywhomper
Rintous, William (Author)
Rio Bravo
Roads SEE: Highways
Robbers' Roost
    SEE ALSO:
    Vasquez Rocks

Rock Painting
    SEE ALSO:
    Indians
    Painted Rock

Rockpile School SEE: Di Giorgio
Rogers, Don (Politician)
Rojas, Arnold (Vaquero)
Roller Sakting
Rosamond Area—1885–1985
Rosamond Area—1986–1999
Rosamond Area—2000+
Rose Festival Programs
Rose, Pamela (SCHIF)
Rose Station
Rosedale
    SEE ALSO:
    Colonies

Rotary—Bakersfield
Rubber
Russia—through 1999
Russia—2000+

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S

Safety
Safety Commission
Sageland
    SEE ALSO:
    Claraville
    Kelso Valley

Saltdale
San Bernardino County
San Emidio
    SEE ALSO:
    Frazier Park

San Felipe Boys' Home
San Joaquin Valley
Sanctuary of the Pines SEE: Frazier Park
Sand Canyon
Sandburg
Schmidt, "Burro" (Tunnel Builder)
Schools—Adult Education
Schools—Bakersfield
Schools—Bakersfield College—1913–1979
Schools—Bakersfield College—1980–1999
Schools—Bakersfield College—2000+
Schools—Bakersfield College—Newspapers
Schools—Cafeterias
Schools—California State College, Bakersfield
Schools—California State College, Bakersfield—Proposed
Schools—California State University Bakersfield
Schools—Cerro Cosso Community College, Ridgecrest
Schools—Colleges—Enrollment Statistics
Schools—Curriculum
Schools—Delano Center—KCCD
Schools—Desegregation—Bakersfield City School District
Schools—Desegregation—Kern High School District
Schools—Districts—through 1999
Schools—Districts—2000+
Schools—Fresno State College—Bakersfield Center
Schools—High Schools—Bakersfield High School
Schools—History—1866–Present
Schools—History—Arvin
Schools—History—General
Schools—History—Havilah
Schools—History—Panama School District
Schools—History—Vineland

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Schools—History—Wasco
Schools—History—A–M [Kern County]
Schools—History—M–Z [Kern County]
Schools—Kern County Superintendent of Schools
Schools—Kern County Union High School District
Schools—Kern County Union High School District Bulletin
Schools—Taft
    SEE ALSO:
    Education

Science Fair
Seals—Cities of Kern
Searles, John (Pioneer)
Sebastian Indian Reservation
Semitropic
Serra, Junipero (Missionary)
Sewerage
Shafter—through 1999
Shafter—2000+
Shafter, William Rufus (Pioneer)
    SEE ALSO:
    McKittrick Ranch

Sharkstooth Hill
    SEE ALSO:
    Paleontology

Shea's Castle
    SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley

Sheep
    SEE ALSO:
    Basques

Sheriff—Budget/Staffing
Sheriff—Department Investigations/Shootings
Sheriff—History
Sheriff—Killed in the Line of Duty/Obituaries
Sheriff—Search and Rescue
Sheriff—Techniques/Technology
Shopping Centers
    SEE ALSO:
    Valley Plaza

Signs—Bakersfield Sign
Signs—General
Sikhs

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Silver City SEE: Bodfish
Sinarquism
Sinks fo Tejon
Sister Cities—General
Sister Cities—Wakayama, Japan
Skiing
Sky Diving
Small Business
Smith, Jedediah Strong (Explorer)
Soaring
Smog SEE: Pollution
Soccer—through 1999
Soccer—2000+
Social Agencies and Services
Solar Heating
Soldier Well
Song—Kern County
South Bakersfield—Veteran's Memorial Building
South Fork
Southern California Edison SEE: Electric Power
Southern California Local History Council
Space Shuttle:through 1999
Space Shuttle:2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Edwards Air Force Base

Spanish
Sports—through 1999
Sports—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Bicycles
    Boxing
    Football
    Hockey
    Golf
    Olympics
    Roller Skating
    Skiing
    Soccer
    Swimming
    Tennis
    Track and Field

Spring Festival
    SEE ALSO:
    Desert Spring

Stage Lines—Stagecoach
Stagecoaches
Statistics
Steinbeck, John (Author)—Biography
    SEE ALSO:
    Collins, Tom
    Migrants

Steinbeck, John—Festivals
Steinbeck, John—Grapes of Wrath—Analysis/Versions
Steinbeck, John—Grapes of Wrath Ban
Steinbeck, John—Grapes of Wrath—Kern County
Steinbeck, John—People/Places
Steinbeck, John—Places
Stevens, Elisha (Pioneer)
Stiern, Walter W. (Politician)
Stockdale
Stony Brook Retreat
    SEE:     Keene
    Tuberculosis

Streetcars—Bakersfield
Streets—Names of Streets—SEE: Names—Streets
Superlatives
    SEE ALSO:
    Firsts

Superviorial District
Swimming

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T

TRIP (Thomas Road Improvement Program)
    SEE:
    Highways

Taft—1975–1999
Taft—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Mouse Plague

Taft—Oildorado
Taxation
Tea Pot Dome SEE: Naval Petroleum Reserve
Teenage Pregnancy
Tehachapi—1910–1919
Tehachapi—1920–1999
Tehachapi—2000+
Tehachapi Loop SEE: Railroads—Tehachapi Loop
Tehachapi Mountain Festival
Tehachapi Valley
Tehachapi Valley—Bear Valley Springs
Tehachapi Valley—Golden Hills
Tejon Ranch—Annual Reports
Tejon Ranch—Development/Environment
Tejon Ranch—Finance/Management
Tejon Ranch—History
Tejon Ranch—Publicity/Special Events
    SEE ALSO:
    Indians

Television≬through 1999
Television—2000+
Temblor Range
Tenneco West
    SEE ALSO:
    Kern County Land Company

Tennis
Tevis Family (Pioneers)
    SEE ALSO:
    Bamboo Groove

Thanksgiving
Theater—through 1920
Theater—1921–1965
Theater—1966–1979
Theater—1980–1989
Theater—1990–1999
Theater—2000+

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Theater—Reviews—1980–1989
Theater—Reviews—1990–1993
Theater—Reviews—1994–1999
Theater Type—Drive–ins
Theater Type—Opera Houses
Theater—Cats (musical)
Theaters (Buildings)—A–N
Theaters (Buildings)—O—Z
Theaters—Bakersfield Community Theater
Theaters—Fox
Theaters—Tejon
Theater—2000–present
Thomas, Bill (Politician)
Tibbitt, Lawrence (Opera Singer)
Time Capsule SEE: Centennial—1966
Toxic Waste
Track and Field
Tracy Family (Pioneers)
    SEE ALSO:
    Buttonwillow

Traffic Accidents
Trails—History
Trails—Kern River Area
Trails—Other
    SEE ALSO:
    Highways—Early Trails and Roads

Transients SEE: Homeless
Transportation—Bicycles/Bikepath
Transportation—Bus, Golden Empire Transit (GET)
Transportation—Bus, Other Systems
Transportation—Mass Transit
Transportation—Mule Train
Transportation—Railway, Electric
Transportation—Schedules
Transportation—Stage Coach
Transportation—Street Cars
Transportation—Traffic
Transportation—Train Accidents
Transportation—General
    SEE ALSO:
    Automobiles
    Aviation
    Highways
    Railroads
    Stage Lines—Stagecoach

Treasure Hunters
Trees
    SEE ALSO:
    Joshua Trees

Trevino, Elizabeth Borton de (Author)
Trials
Triathlon
Truxtun, Thomas SEE: Beale Family
Tuberculosis
Tulare County
Tulare Lake
Tulare Valley
Tunnels
    SEE ALSO:
    Chinese
    Schmidt, "Burro"

Tupman

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U

Uncle Sam
Union Ice Company
Unions
United Farm Workers—1960–1969
United Farm Workers—1970–1979
United Farm Workers—1980–1999
United Farm Workers—2000+
    SEE ALSO:
    Chavez, Cesar

Uranium
U.S. Bureau of Land Management
Utopias SEE: Colonies

V

Valdez, Luis (Author)
Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)—Historical Medical Articles
Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)—Medical Research
Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)—Statistics/Case Studies
Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)—Symptoms/Treatment
Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)—Vaccine
Valley Plaza Mall
    SEE ALSO:
    Shopping Centers

Vaqueros
Vasquez Rocks
    SEE ALSO:
    Robbers's Roost

Ventura
Vernal Pools
Veteran's Memorial Building
Vietnam
Vineland
Voice of America
Voyager SEE: Aviation

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W

Wakayama SEE: Sister Cities
Walker, Ardis (Pioneer)
Walker Basin
Walker Family (Pioneers)
Walker, Joe SEE: Edwards Air Force Base
Walker, Joseph Redford (Explorer)
Walker Pass SEE: Highways—Passes
Walmart—Expansion Controversy
Warren, Earl (Chief Justice)
Warren, Earl (Chief Justice)—Murder
Wasco—1901–1969
Wasco—1970–1989
Wasco—1990–1999
Wasco—2000+
Wasco Rose Festival SEE: Rose Festival
Water—through 1979
Water—1970–1982
Water—1983–1989
Water—1990–1999
Water—Central Valley Project
Water—Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Water—State Water Project
Water Agency
Water Agency—Annual Report
Water Districts—through 1999
Water Districts—2000+
Watkins, Carleton (Photographer)
Weather—through 1999
Weather—2000+
Weather Reports
Weaver, John (Author)
Weedpatch
Weights and Measures
Weill Family (Pioneers)
Weill Family—Diplomas
Weill Family—Manuscripts, Notes, Letters and Etc.
Weldon
    SEE ALSO:
    Claraville
    Kelso Valley

West Side Area
Westside Parkway SEE: Highways—58
Whales

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Wheeler Ridge
Whiskey Flat SEE:Kernville
Whitney, Mountain SEE: Mountains
Wild Flowers—Kern County
Wild Flowers—Plates
Wildlife
Willow Springs
    SEE ALSO:
    Antelope Valley
    Rosamond

Wilson, Eleanor (Librarian)
Windmills
Wine
Witches SEE: Paranormal
Wofford Heights
Woman's Club—Kern County
Women
Women's Business Conference
Woodside Store
Woody
    SEE ALSO:
    Bohna Family

World War I
World War II—Deaths
World War II—Home Front
World War II—POW Camps
World War II—War Stories
World War II—Women
    SEE ALSO:
    Japanese Relocation

W.P.A. and N.Y.A. (National Works Projects Administration)
Youth Administration
    SEE ALSO:
    Civilian Conservation Corps


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X–Y–Z

YMCA
YWCA
Yeager, Chuck (Pilot)
    SEE ALSO:
    Aviation
    Barnes, Pancho
    Edwards Air Force Base

Yosemite
Zoning
Zoos

 
   
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