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Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies by Hui-Lan Titangos

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Putting Davenport on the map

Abstract:

This chapter concentrates on the work of Alverda Orlando, a librarian/historian who has brought the obscure industrial town of Davenport to fame through decades of ceaseless researching and writing which reflects the rise and decline of several of the main industries of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area and of Santa Cruz County.

Key words

Davenport Cement Plant

Standard Portland Cement Company

Cemex

cement industry

lime industry

lime kilns

California

San Francisco Bay Area

Henry Cowell

1906 earthquake

Librarian historian: Alverda Orlando

Alverda Orlando is one of a number of local writers who have done remarkable work in bringing a local community to the attention of Santa Cruz County and wider ...

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