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Delivering the Goods:
Watsonville, California, 1895

Chang, Sucheng. This Bitter-Sweet Soil: The Chinese in California Agriculture, 1860-1910. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Clark, Edgar L. Watsonville Images, 1888-1940, captions and text by Betty Lewis. Watsonville, Cal: Pajaro Valley Historical Association, 1995.

Danbom, David B. Born in the Country: A History of Rural America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Daniel, Cletus. Bitter Harvest: A History of California Farmworkers, 1870-1941. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.

Daniels, Roger. Asian America: Chinese and Japanese in the United States since 1850. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Fite, Gilbert C. The Farmers’ Frontier, 1865-1900. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1966.

Gilbert, M. E. Santa Cruz County: Faithful Reproduction in Print and Photography of Its Climate Capabilities, and Beauties. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1896.

Hsu, Madeline Y. Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration between the United States and South China, 1882-1943. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 2000.

Lydon, Sandy. Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region. Capitola, Cal.: Capitola Book Company, 1985.

McWilliams, Carey. Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California. Santa Barbara: Peregrine, 1971.

Stoll, Steven. The Fruits of Natural Advantage: Making the Industrial Countryside in California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Takaki, Ronald. A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1993.

Takaki, Ronald. Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans. Boston: Little, Brown, 1989.

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