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Catalog Number 1992.53.F.1
Object Name Manuscript
Creator Fissinger, Catherine
Title "Bickbur" by Catherine Fissinger; History of California 450: Professor Arthur Mejia; May 1, 1987. A history from the Spanish settlement, building of "Gilead" by Obadiah Livermore, purchase by Chandler Burgess to current owners, Amzell Collings and her heirs.
Scope & Content "Bickbur" by Catherine Fissinger; History of California 450: Professor Arthur Mejia; May 1, 1987. A history from the Spanish settlement, building of "Gilead" by Obadiah Livermore, purchase by Chandler Burgess to current owners, Amzell Collings and her heirs - 18 page thesis that includes copies: Map of original ranchos; Marin County Journal article 1887-88: "Gilead - Residence of Colonel O. Livermore near Sausalito"; and 3 clippings from from collection of Iona Burgess: S.F. Newscall Bulletin photograph of new buildings alongside of WWII built homes and accompanying article about proposed development, "Marin City Eyesore Vanishing"
Search Terms Miwok Indians
Gilead
Bikbur
Presidio
Rancho Sausalito
Gold Rush
Sausalito Land & Ferry Company
North Pacific Coast Railroad
Redwoods
Ferries
Pine Point
Waldo Point
Sausalito News
Leaside Valley
Tennessee Valley
WWII
World War II
Marinship
Marin Theater
Marin County Housing Authority
Liberty Ships
Oil Tankers (ships)
Real property assessment
Shipbuilding
Low-Income Housing
Marin City
Marin
Bechtel Corp. Publisher
Subjects Low income housing
Marin City
Marin History
Real estate development
Real property assessment
Shipbuilding
Shipyards
Workers' housing
Sausalito
People Fissinger, Catherine
Ayala, Juan de
Tracy, Jack
Richardson, WIlliam Antonio (Captain)
Martinez, Maria Antonia
Throckmorton, Samuel Reading
Livermore, Obadiah
Burgess, Chandler W.
Hungerford, Sarah M (Livermore)
Hungerford, Austin N.
Colling's Family (Amzell)
Burgess, Bertha E.
Burgess, Iona Bickerton
Silva family
Stelling, Marion Dinehart
Goheen, George