Adobe Days: Being the Truthful Narrative of the Events in the Life of a California Girl on a Sheep Ranch and in El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles While it Was Yet a Small and Humble Town

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Contents
Introductionxxi
Forewordxxv CHAPTER
I. Background1
II. The Very Little Girl7
III. Down in Maine16
IV. Father's Story24
V. Driving Sheep Across the Plains31
VI. Rancho San Justo40
VII. Los Alamitos and Los Cerritos51
VIII. The Ranch Story Continued73
IX. Flocks and Herds83
X. El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de Los Angeles89
XI. More About Los Angeles100
XII. The Back Country and the Admiral108
XIII. School Days121
XIV. Pioneering at Pomona College128
XV. Conclusion137
Index145
ILLUSTRATIONS
Llewellyn Bixby and Sarah Hathaway Bixby Frontispiece
Mary Hathaway Bixby Facing page 8
Rancho San Justo, about 1865 9
Rancho Los Cerritos in 1889 64
Rancho Los Cerritos in 1931 64
Rancho Los Alamitos in 1887 65
The Little Girl Sarah 80
Sheep Dipping at Rancho Los Cerritos in 1872 81

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