Escondido: As It Was 1900-1950 [authors' copy] History ~ Grape Day ~ San Diego County ~ by Frances & Lewis Ryan


Title: Escondido: As It Was 1900-1950 [authors' copy]

Author: Frances B. and Lewis C. Ryan

Description: Authors' copy, with their names inscribed and the Ryan Oak Glen Reserve rubber-stamp on the front free endpaper. Green boards. Clean. Thoroughly illustrated. 176 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.

A pictorial presentation of the early years of Escondido, as well as of the Grape Days parades and celebrations, 1900-1950.

This album of historic photographs was compiled and captioned by Lewis Carlton Ryan (1894-1982) and his wife Frances Beven Ryan (1901-1990). Frances was the daughter of one of Escondido's founders, Albert Beven. In 1975, the Ryans donated their 15-acre property just north of Escondido, originally part of the Eureka Ranch and known as the Ryan Oak Glen Reserve, to the University of California as a nature reserve.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [Frances and Lewis Ryan]
Place: [Escondido]
Year: 1980

Keywords: San Diego County, North County, California, history, pictorial, photographs, Ryan Oak Glen Reserve, Oak Glen, Eureka Ranch, Orange Glen, Grape Day, Grape Days,

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