Monday, May 24, 2010

Running Bibliography Update #5

Running Bibliography

1. Archives

Local Museum of History, 190 Anza St., Fremont, CA 94539

Shinn Historic Park and Arboretum, 1251 Peralta Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539

2. Primary Sources

A-E, Photographs of Washington Township.

“A Call to Organize A State Horticultural Society,” Pacific Rural Press (13 Sept 1879): 172.

“Auction Sale of Valuable Fruit Lands Near Decoto,” San Francisco Call (11 Sept 1890): unpaginated.

“Banana Plant in Fruit,” Pacific Rural Press (3 Mar 1887(: 193.

Barry, W. “Ladybirds at Southern Alameda County,” Pacific Rural Press (9 Apr 1898): 234.

“Beautiful Wild Flowers,” San Francisco Call (25 Mar 1904): unpaginated.

“Brownfileld Redevelopment of the Niles Town Plaza from Railyard,” California Green Solutions (http://fremont/ Brownfields Redevelopment of Contaminated Sites) (29 Apr 2010)

“California Nursery Company,” Pacific Rural Press (27 Nov 1886): 453.

“California Nursery Company, Niles, Cal., April 4, 1889” map.

“California Nursery Company, Niles, California, E.U.A. Catalogo Illustrado 1962” catalog.

“California Nursery Company Workers, 1890” photograph.

“California Nurseryman’s Association,” Pacific Rural Press (19 Aug 1893): 136.

California Nursery Company and Fancher Creek Nursery advertisements, Pacific Rural Press (29 Dec 1894): unpaginated.

Corrie, Judy. “Niles Opens Its Town Plaza,” Tri-City Voice (27 Apr 2010): 1.

Employment Development Department. California Agricultural Studies: California Nursery Workers and the Nursery Industry. San Diego, CA: CIC Research Inc., 1993.

Fremont Planning Commission. Niles Area Plan. City of Fremont, 1976.

“Fruit for the Centennial,” Pacific Rural Press (2 Sept 1876): 156.

Gupta, Meenu. “A Rare Railroading Experience.” Tri-City Voice (10 Mar -16 Mar 2010): 1,6.

Holmes, Philip, “Niles Helped California to Blossom,” The Argus, undated clipping.

Map of Washington Corners, Haywards Park, Niles, Pleasanton, 1878

“Need White Families in Fruit Harvesting,” San Francisco Chronicle (5 Sept 1910): 1.

“Niles and Vicinity,” San Francisco Call (2 Dec 1891): unpaginated.

“Nurseryman’s Association,” Pacific Rural Press (10 Jul 1886): 42.

Planning Division (Fremont), Niles Concept Plan, 2001

“Price List, Fruit and Ornamental Trees,” California Nursery Company catalog, 1 Dec 1898.

“Residence of M.J. Overacker, Niles, Alameda Co., California. Residence of Geo. Emerson…” (Http:// (14 Apr 2010)

“Sale of Orchard Lands,” Pacific Rural Press (20 Apr 1878): 249.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Niles, 1929 (9 sheets)

Scrapbook, California Nursery Company.

Shinn, Charles Howard. Historical Sketches of Southern Alameda County (First Published in the Oakland Inquirer as a Series of Articles June 8 – November 18, 1889) Alameda County Historical Society. Oakland: GRT Publishing, 1991.
Shinn Nursery Ledger 1903-1904.

“Shinn’s Nurseries” advertisement, Pacific Rural Press (24 Oct 1874): 268.

Shinn’s Nurseries Descriptive Catalogue, undated.

“The Nursery Business,” Pacific Rural Press (14 Apr 1888): unpaginated.

“The Roeding Family,” Tri-City Voice (12-18 Sept 2006): unpaginated.

“The Sonoma Seedling Apple,” Pacific Rural Press (5 Jan 1878): 12.

“Tour de Niles: Historic Biking and Walking Tour” Girl Scouts of Northern California, Coyote Hills Service Unit (Http:// undated.

“Welcome to Mission Adobe Garden Center” Nakamura Nursery pamphlet, undated.

3. Secondary Sources

Brown, Dee. Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental Railroads. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2001.

Butterfield, H.M. “Some Pioneer Nurseries in California and Their Plants,” California Horticultural Society Journal (27, 1966): 70-77.

Butterfield, H.M. “Some Pioneer Nurseries in California and Their Plants, Part Two” California Horticultural Society Journal, (27, 1966): 102-108.

Butterfield, H.M. “Some Pioneer Nurseries in California and Their Plants, Part Three” California Horticultural Society Journal (27, 1966): 132-139..

Butterfield, H.M. “The History of Ornamental Horticulture in California,” California Horticultural Society Journal (26, 1965): 47-50.

Country Club of Washington Township Research Committee. History of Washington Township. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 3rd ed., 1904, 1950-1965.

Duval, Charlene, “Historical Background of the Vallejo Adobe on the Former California Nursery Property, City of Fremont, County of Alameda,” San Jose, CA: Archives and Architecture Consultants, May 30, 1977.

Field, Les, “Unacknowledged Tribes, Dangerous Knowledge: The Muwekma Ohlone and How Indian Identities Are ‘Known,’” Wicazo Sa Review 18:2 The Politics of Sovereignty (Autumn 2003): 79-94.

Fisher, Robert B. (Dr.) Scene From the Peak: A Pictorial History of Washington Township, Alameda County. Book 3 – Niles (Vallejo Mills). Local Museum of History, undated.

Holmes, Philip and Jill M. Singleton. Niles Fremont. San Francisco: Arcadia Publishing, 2004.

Hunt, Lyla. Shinn Historical Park: A Souvenir History. Gala Bicentennial Celebration commemorating 100th Anniversary of the Shinn Mansion, May 22-23, 1976 (Fremont, CA: Mission Peak Heritage Foundation and Country Club of Washington Township): 1-15.

Kruckberg, Henry. George Christian Roeding, A Tribute. Los Angeles: California Association of Nurserymen, 1930.

Kurutz, KD and Gary Kurutz. California Calls You: The Art of Promoting the Golden State, 1870 to 1940. Sausalito, CA: Windgate Press, 2000.

Luna, Henry and the Pacific Locomotive Association. Niles Canyon Railways. San Francisco: Arcadia Publishing, 2005.

Ockerman, Phil (ed). City of Fremont: the First Thirty Years. San Francisco: Mission Peak Heritage Foundation, 1988.

Orsi, Richard. Sunset Limited: The Southern Pacific Railroad and the Development of the American West. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

Page and Turnbull, Inc., Shinn Historical Park: Dwelling Nos. 1 and 2, Cookhouse and Outhouse. Historic American Building Survey Documentation (July 10, 2007): 1-67.

Raynor, Richard. The Associates: Four Capitalists Who Created California. New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 2008.

Shinn Historical Park: Fremont’s Regional Heritage (Mission Peak Heritage Foundation pamphlet, c. 1972)

Starr, Kevin. California: A History. New York: The Modern Library, 2005.

Steinheimer, Richard. Railroading in California and the West. Santa Barbara, CA: California Department of Parks and Recreation, 1991.

Taylor, Judith and Harry Morton Butterfield, Tangible Memories: Californians and Their Gardens, 1800-1950., Xlibris Corporation, 2003.

4. Online Sources

Alameda Creek Regional Trail
California Digital Newspaper Collection (

California Nursery Co. Legacy Council. (

Niles Main Street. (

Niles Canyon Railways. (

Tule Ponds at Tyson Lagoon (

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