San Joaquin Historian

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Old Series

Volume 1
No. 1. San Joaquin City (Jan. 15, 1963)
No. 2. History of Tracy (May 17, 1963)
No. 3. Early History of Woodbridge (Oct. 28, 1963)
No. 4. The Naming of Waterloo (Feb. 24, 1964)
No. 5. Pioneer Influence in Clements (June 21, 1965)

Volume 2
No. 1. Acampo and Vicinity (Oct. 25, 1965)
No. 2. California Registered Historical Landmarks (Jan. 24, 1966)
No. 3. Man’s Use of the Mokelumne River (Apr. 25, 1966)
No. 4. Early Days in Lockeford (June 27, 1966)
No. 5. History of the Hotel Stockton (Nov. 28, 1966)

Volume 3
No. 1. History of Ripon (Feb. 1967)
No. 2. Early Days in Linden (Apr. 1967)
No. 3. Pioneering in Lathrop (June 1967)
No. 4. The One Room School (Oct. 1967)

Volume 4
No. 1. Towns of San Joaquin County, 1832–1968 (Jan. 1968)
No. 2. Brick Making in San Joaquin County (Mar. 1968)
No. 3. Remembered Men in Rural Cemetery (May 1968)
No. 4. San Joaquin County Ferries (Oct. 1968)

Volume 5
No. 1. The Chinese in San Joaquin County (Jan. 1969)
No. 2. Steam Railroads of San Joaquin County I (Mar. 1969)
No. 3. Steam Railroads of San Joaquin County II (May 1969)
No. 4. Early Roads and Streets of San Joaquin County (Sept. 1969)

Volume 6
No. 1. Your Museum (Jan. 1970)
No. 2. San Joaquin County Delta Area (Mar. 1970)
No. 3. Judge David S. Terry (May 1970)
No. 4. Teenagers of a Yesterday (Oct. 1970)

Volume 7
No. 1. David H. Kettleman (Jan. 1971)
No. 2. John Lyman Beecher, Sr. (Apr. 1971)
No. 3. Sheriff Thomas Cunningham (June 1971)
No. 4. Adolph H. Linne, Horse Power (Oct. 1971)

Volume 8
No. 1. The Escalon Indian Skelton and Pouch (Feb. 1972)
No. 2. Your Museum (Apr. 1972)
No. 3. Henry H. Beckman (June 1972)
No. 4. The Great Flood of 1861–1862 (Jan. 1973)

Volume 9
No. 1. The Rise of Stockton (Jan.–Mar. 1973)
No. 2. Tales of Old San Joaquin City (Apr.–June 1973)
No. 3. Tales of Old San Joaquin City (July–Sept. 1973)
No. 4. Tales of Old San Joaquin City (Oct.–Dec. 1973)

Volume 10
No. 1. Tales of Old San Joaquin City (Jan.–Mar. 1974)
No. 2. Tales of Old San Joaquin City (Apr.–June 1974)
No. 3. Tales of Old San Joaquin City (July–Sept. 1974)
No. 4. Early San Joaquin Government (Oct.–Dec. 1974)

Volume 11
No. 1. Early Banks in Stockton (Jan.–Mar. 1975)
No. 2. Building of the New St. Mary’s Church in Stockton (Apr.–June 1975)
No. 3. The San Joaquin and Sierra Nevada Railroad (July–Sept. 1975)
No. 4. History of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church (Oct.–Dec. 1975)

Volume 12
No. 1. History of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church (Jan.–Mar. 1976)
No. 2. History of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church (Apr.–June 1976)
No. 3. Stockton State Hospital I (July–Sept. 1976)
No. 4. Stockton State Hospital II (Oct.–Dec. 1976)

Volume 13
No. 1. San Joaquin Valley College (Jan.–Mar. 1977)
No. 2. San Joaquin Valley College (Apr.–June 1977)
No. 3. San Joaquin Valley College (July–Sept. 1977)
No. 4. San Joaquin Valley College (Oct.–Dec. 1977)

Volume 14
No. 1. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Jan. Mar. 1978)
No. 2. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Apr.–June 1978)
No. 3. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (July–Sept. 1978)
No. 4. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Oct.–Dec. 1978)

Volume 15
No. 1. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Jan.–Mar. 1979)
No. 2. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Apr.–June 1979)
No. 3. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (July–Sept. 1979)
No. 4. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Oct.–Dec. 1979)

Volume 16
No. 1. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Jan.–Mar. 1980)
No. 2. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Apr.–June 1980)
No. 3. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (July–Sept. 1980)
No. 4. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Oct.–Dec. 1980)

Volume 17
No. 1. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Jan.–Mar. 1981)
No. 2. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Apr.–June 1981)
No. 3. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (July–Sept. 1981)
No. 4. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Oct.–Dec. 1981)

Volume 18
No. 1. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Jan.–Mar. 1982)
No. 2. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Apr.–June 1982)
No. 3. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (July–Sept. 1982)
No. 4. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Oct.–Dec. 1982)

Volume 19
No. 1. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Jan.–Mar. 1983)
No. 2. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Apr.–June 1983)
No. 3. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (July–Sept. 1983)
No. 4. Minute Book A, Court of Sessions (Oct.–Dec. 1983)

New Series

Volume 1
No. 1. Stockton, City of Windmills
Sampling Broken Marriages in Early San Joaquin County
(spring 1987)
No. 2. History of Streetcars in Stockton (summer 1987)
No. 3. Elvira Magarrieta, Alias Jack Been or Babe Bean
Riverboat Passenger Travel Stockton to San Francisco
(fall 1987)
No. 4. Yankee Hog–John Lymen Beecher Story
Lodi’s German–Russian Heritage
(winter 1987)

Volume 2
No. 1. Manteca, City in Transition (spring 1988)

Volume 3
No. 1. Henderson Brothers Company: 93 Going on 100
The Sperry Flour Mills of Stockton
(spring 1989)
No. 2. Towne Corner
Woodbridge Grange
Let There Be Light and Power
(spring 1989)
No. 3. A Prominent San Joaquin County Farmer Dead: J. R. W. Hitchock
As Ripon Grows
Those Who Killed Jack the Rabbit
(fall 1989)
No. 4. Lodi Area Cooperative Wineries: Their Organization and History
Tracy Boosters
(winter 1989)

Volume 4
No. 1. Serving Agriculture from the Air: Precissi Flying Service
Lee Miller, Almond Huller
(spring 1990)
No. 2. A Brief Review of Medicine in Lodi for the Past Eighty Years
Aspects of the Geological History of San Joaquin County
(summer 1990)
No. 3. San Joaquin General Hospital
140 Years of Locke Ranch Farming
Captain Charles M. Weber’s Cabin
The Successful Housekeeper
(fall 1990)
No. 4. Water in San Joaquin County: Part 1
The Successful Housekeeper
(winter 1990)

Volume 5
No. 1. Water in San Joaquin County, Part 2
Robert Gilmour LeTourneau
(spring 1991)
No. 2. O. J. Oullahan, Wagon Freighter
Bocce–A Game of Companionship
The Vanishing Ancient Abacus
(summer 1991)
No. 3. Farmers and Merchants Bank of Central California
California Waste Removal Systems
(fall 1991)
No. 4. The Great California Flood of 1861–1862
Man’s Use of the Mokelumne
(winter 1991)

Volume 6
No. 1. The Touch of Portugal
Calaveras School
(spring 1992)
No. 2. Do You Remember W.P.A.?
A Bloomer in Wheat
Manteca Is a Young City
Manteca’s Methodist Church Building
(summer 1992)
No. 3. A Call to Preserve the Culture: German–Russians in Lodi
Arboreal Monarchs of San Joaquin County
(fall 1992)
No. 4. The Japanese in San Joaquin County, Past and Present
The Stockton Commandment
(winter 1992)

Volume 7
No. 1. Vernalis: The Story of a Farming Community and Its Early Settlers
An Apology to the Koreans
(spring 1993)
No. 2. Yosemite Club (summer 1993)
No. 3. The Bank of Stockton: An Advantage to the Community for 126 Years (fall 1993)
No. 4. John McMullin–Daring Texas Ranger, Wealthy California Rancher
The Stockton Milk Company
(winter 1993)

Volume 8
No. 1. Chips Hodgkins: Wells Fargo’s Messenger on the San Joaquin River
Lodi Future Farmers of America
(spring 1994)
No. 2. The Stockton Gang Plow
Brynhild Brandstad Parker
(summer 1994)
No. 3. The Pacific Tannery, Wagner Leather Company, and Pacific Storage:
Finding Success in Business for 138 Years
(fall 1994)
No. 4. Filipinos in San Joaquin County (winter 1994)

Volume 9
No. 1. George Harris and the Harris Harvester (spring 1995)
No. 2. The Testimony of John B. Lewis (summer 1995)
No. 3. A History of the Record (fall 1995)
No. 4. A Letter from Stockton
The Recollections of William McLellan
(winter 1995)

Volume 10
No. 1. David Kelsey: Forgotten Pioneer
The Idyll of America Kelsey
The David Kelsey Clan
The Kelseys
Oh, that Nancy (Kelsey)
(spring 1996)
No. 2. Memories of Elliott, California (summer 1996)
No. 3. The History of Stockton Savings Bank (fall 1996)
No. 4. The Ice Car Cometh: A History of the Railroad Refrigerator Car (winter 1996)

Volume 11
No. 1. Linden: A family Scrapbook from the 1920s and 1930s (spring 1997)
No. 2. History of the San Joaquin County Museum (summer 1997)
No. 3. Union Safe Deposit Bank (fall 1997)
No. 4. San Joaquin County Cherry Growers (winter 1998)

Volume 12
No. 1. Memoirs of Hart T. Wilson (spring 1998)
No. 2. Inside the Insane Asylum (summer 1998)
No. 3. The Tracy Press (fall 1998)
No. 4. Up Before the Bar: The Story of Sheriff Thomas Cunningham (winter 1998)

Volume 13
No. 1. Turner Lillie’s Calaveras Transit, 1914 to 1941 (spring 1999)
No. 2. Sesquicentennial: California’s 150th (summer 1999)
No. 3. St. Joseph’s Medical Center (fall 1999)
No. 4. The Story of Diamond of California (winter 1999)

Volume 14
No. 1. Bachman and Brandt: California Chicory Factory (spring 2000)
No. 2. Bound for Singapore: Howard Pease, Stockton’s Author of Adventure Stories for Boys (summer 2000)
No. 3. On Lock Sam (fall 2000)
No. 4. Julia’s House (winter 2000)

Volume 15
No. 1. Hispanics in San Joaquin County, 1850–1930 (spring 2001)
No. 2. The Chinese in Early Twentieth Century Local Farming (summer 2001)
No. 3. The Children’s Home of Stockton (fall 2001)
No. 4. Retracing Fremont’s Trail through San Joaquin County in March 1844 (winter 2002)

Volume 16
No. 2. Newt Robinson: San Joaquin County Farmer of the Century: Part I (spring/summer 2002)
No. 3. Stockton Chamber of Commerce (fall 2002)
No. 4. Newt Robinson Memories: Part II (winter 2002)

Volume 17
No. 1. View of Stockton 1849 and the Man behind the Painting (spring 2003)
No. 2. Southeast Asian Immigration (summer 2003)
No. 3. Neumiller and Beardslee (fall 2003)

Volume 18
No. 1. San Joaquin County Historical Society: Fifty Years and Still Looking Forward (spring/summer 2004)
No. 2. Saint Mary’s High School of Stockton (fall/winter 2004)

Unnumbered Issues
Robinson’s Feed and Country Western Store (fall/winter 2007)
Memories of a Lifelong Walnut Grower, Jerry Barton (spring 2008)
Lodi’s Japantown (spring 2008)
Overland to San Joaquin County in 1859: Selections from the California Trail Diaries of S. Eveline "Eva" Elliott Morse and Maria J. Elliott, edited by David R. Stuart (spring 2015)
The Legacy of Fire in Agriculture and Sibsidence in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, by John Thompson (summer 2015)
Fiftieth Anniversary Issue: A Pictorial History of the San Joaquin County Historical Museum, 1966-2016, (spring 2016)
The Native Peoples of San Joaquin County: Indian Pioneers, Immigrants, Innovators, Freedom Fighters, and Survivors, Part 1, by David R. Stuart (summer 2016)
The Native Peoples of San Joaquin County: Indian Pioneers, Immigrants, Innovators, Freedom Fighters, and Survivors, Part 2, by David R. Stuart (winter 2016)