Sugar cane field?
Sugar beet field on the Mangels Ranch south of Green Valley..
Building with tower Spanish-American War (All pictures 1674-1829)
Elementary school class, turn of the century
Blackwelder Mfg. Co. started in this Birds Landing Shop. Bert Blackwelder first came to Benicia and; worked in the Iron Works there, then to Bird's Landing to work for W.T [...]
From 1911 to 1913, eight thousand Spanish families immigrated from Spain to the Hawaiian Islands. Promises of land and education were broken, nearly all continued to California, many would find their way to the fields and orchards of the San Joaquin Valley. In 1932 they went on strike. With the help of the IWW they took on the establishment, riots, beatings, lynching and the courts finally stopped them in California's first labor dispute in the fields. [...]