Humboldt County Historical Society

Humboldt Historian

Summer 2011: Volume 59, No. 2

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— On the Cover

The Westward Journey of Hannah Carter
Deborah Baskette
In i857, Hannah Carter traveled from Pennsylvania to the far west frontier of Humboldt County, where her fiance awaited her.

Frontier Fashions
Ann Roberts
Fashion must-haves of 1850: The La Motte brothers' wish list.

Crossing the Siskiyou Crest in The Kelsey Range
Bob Wunner
Out on the trail, the author reflects on the life cycle of a forest, and on an earlier sojourner, James McNeil, who fought a large fire here in 1935.

The Presence of the Past: Six Stellar Booksellers, Part II
Jerry Rohde
A second threesome of stellar booksellers who helped the cause of Humboldt History.

Adventures with Antone
Suzanne Forsythe & Antone Pegolotti
As a young man starting out on his own, Antone tried out a career as a logging truck driver.

Speaking of Collections: A National Event at Albee Stadium
Deborah Meador

The Mattole
Gerald Beck
A landscape of wildness, winds, torrential rains, and magic