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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1926-1927

Franklin McMillan Diary 1926 & 1927 13.pdf

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cost $1.00 License $3.00 not as high as in Canada also Gasoline 18¢ and 19¢ Gallon here. about 33¢ when we left home. after dinner we started out to find the old mission. We went out 30 University to 30th St. & across Madison and after getting lost a few times found Ward Road. it was a nice ride down between the hills and across the river, which was nearly dry. There is a new orphans school built now along side the old mission. took snaps of both, also the old wall with Cactus: which was to keep the Indians out. dont wonder at the Cactus stopping them, it was at least 12 feet high and 6 feet thick with sticks a couple of inches long, also took the picture of the oldest palm trees in Cal. planted by the Padre. also a snap of the cross erected in memory of Padre Louis Jaume the first Cal. Martyr. Killed Nov 4 1775 by Indians at that spot. We see by tonights papers they had some earthquakes

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