Fairmount Heights Resources

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Origins of Fairmount Heights: Foundations in Railroad, Civil Wary, and Real Estate Histories

 

 

Mary Ellen Pleasant, Mother of Civil Rights in California: 
The Truth About Her Link to the Mansion on Fairmount's Laidley Street

 

Dan Maloney, Aeronaut: Forgotten Aviation Pioneer of Fairmount Heights

  1. Several articles, San Francisco CallSanta Cruz Sentinel, and others. Search terms (include quotes): "Daniel Maloney" aeronaut. Available at the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

  2. Several articles, San Francisco Chronicle, and others. Search terms (include quotes): "Daniel Maloney" aeronaut. Available at Newspapers.com (subscription required).

  3. Anonymous. Montgomery Evergreen Glider. Available at the San Diego Air and Space Museum.

  4. Fogel GB and Harwood CS. Quest for Flight: John J. Montgomery and the Dawn of Aviation in the West. University of Oklahoma Press: Norman, Oklahoma. 2012.

  5. Maloney D. First Man to Fly Describes His SensationSanta Cruz Sentinal, May 3, 1905 (pg 9). Available at California Digital Newspaper Collection.

  6. Plunges Into Space 4,000 Feet Above the Earth. Popular Mechanics, June 1905. Available at Google Books.

  7. The Wrights: Truth in Aviation History. The Wrights Invented What" Lateral Control and John J. Montgomery.  September 10, 2014. Available at Truth in Aviation History.

  8. John J. Montgomery Collection, Santa Clara University, Archives and Collections. Available at Santa Clara University.

  9. The Cliff House Project has more information about ballooning and parachuting in San Francisco.

History of Fairmount School

 

  1. Daily Alta California, various issues (re: Fairmount School). Available at the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

  2. San Francisco Call, various issues (re: Fairmount School). Available at the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

  3. Ehat SK. The San Francisco Mile Houses. Available at Google Maps.

  4. Twenty-Second Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Schools for the School Year Ending June 20, 1875. Spaulding & Barto, Steam Book and Job Printers: San Francisco, CA. 1875. Available at Google Books.

  5. San Francisco Municipal Reports for the Fiscal Year 1877-1878, ending June 30, 1878. Available at Google Books.

  6. The San Francisco Block Book, vol II, Homesteads. The Hicks-Judd Company: San Francisco, CA. 1907. Available at Archive.org.

  7. San Francisco Municipal Record, Vol. IX, 1916. Available at Google Books

  8. San Francisco Municipal Record, Vol. X, 1917. Available at Google Books.

  9. Fairmount School. Available at We Are Fairmount.

 

The Namesake of Wilder Street: Hyrum Wilder of Massachusetts

 
  1. Book of the Wilders: A Contribution to the History of the Wilders From 1497, in England … 1875. Available at Google Books.

  2. The San Francisco City Directories. Available at the San Francisco Public Library

  3. Daily Alta California, Marysville Daily Herald, various issues. Available at the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

  4. U.S. Federal Census Records 1850, 1860, 1870; Non-Population Schedules 1860; California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Available at Ancestry.com.

  5. San Francisco Municipal Record, vol. IX, No. 23, June 8, 1916. Available at Google Books

  6. Eldredge, Zoeth Skinner. The Beginnings of San Francisco. San Francisco, Cal: Z. E. Skinner, 1912. Available at Archive.org

  7. Brown, John H. Reminiscences and Incidents of “The Early Days” of San Francisco. San Francisco, Cal: Mission Journal Publishing Co., 1886. Available at Archive.org.

  8. Bancroft Hubert Howe. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. History of California, Vol. VI, 1848-1859. San Francisco, Cal.: The History Company, Publishers, 1888. Available at Google Books

  9. San Francisco Assessor's Office Homestead Maps. SFH 76. Volumes A & B; Volumes C & D. Available at the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

 
 
 
 

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