Volume 60, No. 2
8 - ANGELENA SCHMIDT FULKERSON, PIONEER WOMAN - by Julie Fulkerson
Through her life of thrift, imagination, and unceasing daily labors large and small, the author’s grandmother achieved independence and security for herself and her son, and, by way of inspiration, for her granddaughter.
14 - BEYOND THE VISUAL CORTEX - THE PRESENCE OF THE PAST - by Jerry Rohde
Historical pleasures that defy progress.
18 - A HERO TO HIS VALET: JACK LONDON IN HUMBOLDT - YOU DIDN’T HEAR IT FROM ME - by Louella Parsnips
Jack London’s published version of his trip through Humboldt did not include any of the exciting encounters revealed here.
24 - THE SPINSTERS MATRIMONIAL CLUB
The cheerful “spinsters” enact an antiquated version of match.com, and decide to depart for the Klondike.
26 - FOURTH OF JULY IN HUMBOLDT, 1855–1865 - by Ann Hunt
Did Humboldt’s exuberant celebrations change during times of strife and war?
32 - THE LEEN FAMILY AND A KINDNESS REMEMBERED - by Maurice Davison
Eureka Business College and O. Nilsen grocers each play important roles in this family story.
34 - A SHORT HISTORY OF THE UPPER REDWOOD VALLEY - by Frank Anderson
A close-knit community on the shores of mid-upper Redwood Creek.