Archive for June, 2016

16th June
written by Richard

On July 22, I’ll be at the San Carlos branch of the San Diego Public Library. Here’s some info from the San Carlos Friends of the Library:

Friday, July 22, 2:00-3:00 pm: Richard Crawford will speak on “San Diego Yesterday.” July, 2016, San-Diego-YesterdayRick is the Manager of Special Collections at the San Diego Public Library. He is the former Archives Director at the San Diego Historical Society, where he also edited the Journal of San Diego History for nine years. He has degrees in history (San Diego State University) and library science (San Jose State University). As a historian and archivist, he has written extensively on local history, including the books Stranger Than Fiction: Vignettes of San Diego History, The Way We Were in San Diego, and most recently San Diego Yesterday.

San Carlos Library
7265 Jackson Dr.
San Diego CA 92119

(619) 527-3430

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8th June
written by Richard

Father’s Day is on the way and here’s a quick history fix for Dad.  The books are available from Amazon and in local bookstores. Each book has 38 stories originally published in the San Diego Union-Tribune. Topics include San Diego people, the military, schools, water, sports, crime, scandal, and more–all illustrated with historic photographs.

Now available in bookstores and