Thursday, September 1, 2011

The BIG Five - Five Books about Monrovia History (Book 2)

Monrovia-Duarte Community Book, Charles F. Davis, editor-in-chief, 1957.

This book is indexed, though very poorly.

Table of Contents (for Monrovia only)
Foreword
Chain of Title from the King of Spain
In the Beginning
The Ranchos-Baldwin
A City Comes into Being
The W.N. Monroe Story
Banks for Monrovia
Newspapers
Telephones
Water
Electric Light and Power
Transportation
Music Through the Years
Monrovia Public Library
Parks
Elementary Schools
Monrovia-Duarte High School
Monrovia Churches
District Health Center
Social Security
War Years
World War II
Organizations
The Men Who Ruled Monrovia
The Story of a Pioneer
Briefs

There are several pages biographies for both Monrovia and Duarte citizens at the very end of the book.

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