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.
Davenport Cement Plant
Standard Portland Cement Company
San Francisco Bay Area
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 ...