Sunnyside Resources

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The Sunnyside: Begotten of the Panama Canal
 
  1. Irvine LH (ed). Behrend Joost. In: A History of the New California: Its Resources and People. Vol I. The Lewis Publishing Co.: Chicago, IL and New York, NY. 1905. Available at Google Books

  2. California, Voter Registers, 1866-1898 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Available at Ancestry.com (membership required, or access at the San Francisco Public Library).

  3. U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Available at Ancestry.com (membership required, or access at the San Francisco Public Library).

  4. United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Available at Ancestry.com. (membership required, or access at the San Francisco Public Library).

  5. Wright, WW. Hardware Dealer’s Magazine. 1918;50;298:687-692. Available at Google Books

  6. Sacramento Daily Union, San Francisco Call, Daily Alta California. Available at the California Digital Newspaper Collection

  7. Rodrigues, J.C. The Panama Canal: Its History, Its Political Aspects, and Financial Difficulties. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington: London, United Kingdom. 1885. Available at Archive.org

  8. San Francisco Chronicle, various historic issues, 1865-1922. Available at the San Francisco Public Library. (Library card for login required).

  9. New York Times. Available at New York Times Time Machine. (Subscription required) 

  10. Rice W and Echeverria E. San Francisco’s Pioneer Electric Railway: San Francisco & San Mateo Railway Company. Available at The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco

  11. Root, R. Personal History and Reminisces, With Personal Opinions on Contemporary Events, 1845-1921. Printed for Private Circulation: San Francisco, CA. 1921. Available at Google Books

  12. Langley’s San Francisco Directory for the Year Commencing May, 1891. Jo. B. Wilbur, Receiver of Painter & Co.: San Francisco. 1891. Available at Archive.org

  13. Weise E. Sunnyside History Fair. Glen Park News. 2006;24 (Spring). Available at Archive.org

  14. Behrend Joost. Avaialble at Find-A-Grave

 
 
French Connection: Behrend Joost and the Panama Canal
 
  1. Linda Hall Library. The Land Divided, The World United: Building the Panama Canal. Available at the Linda Hall Library.

  2. Daily Alta CaliforniaSacramento Daily UnionSan Francisco Call, and Pacific Rural Press, various issues. Available at the California Digital Newspaper Collection.

  3. San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922). Available at the San Francisco Public Library. (Library membership required)

  4. The San Francisco, Oakland and Alameda Business Directory, 1880. Dalton & Co., Publishers: San Francisco, CA. 1880. Available at Archive.org

  5. Rodrigues, J.C. The Panama Canal: Its History, Its Political Aspects, and Financial Difficulties. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington: London, United Kingdom. 1885. Available at Archive.org.

  6. New York Times. Available at New York Times Time Machine. (Subscription required)

  7. The French Canal Construction. Available at PanCanal.com.

  8. Irvine, LH (ed). A History of the New California: Its Resources and People. Volume I. The Lewis Publishing Company: New York, NY. 1905. Available at Google Books

  9. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress. The Panama Canal. II. Design and Erection of Structures. Held in San Francisco California, September 20-25, 1915. Press of the Neal Publishing Company: San Francisco, CA. 1916. Available at Google Books

  10. Avery, RE. Picturesque Panama and the Great Canal: The Eighth Wonder of the World. Copyright Ralph E. Avery, 1913. Available at Google Books

  11. Root, R. Personal History and Reminisces, With Personal Opinions on Contemporary Events, 1845-1921. Printed for Private Circulation: San Francisco, CA. 1921. Available at Google Books

 
The Streets of Sunnyside, Part One:
Melrose, McCarthy, and the L.A. Connection
 
  1. 1880 US Census for James P. McCarthy family: Year: 1880; Census Place: Oswego, Oswego, New York; Roll: 914; Family History Film: 1254914; Page: 388C; Enumeration District: 249; Image: 0077. Available at Ancestry.com.

  2. LA Times story about Melrose Avenue name, wrongly attributing source of the name to McCarthy hometown. Available at the Los Angeles Times

  3. Image of the Melrose tract before development (Photo date says c.1900, but lots were being sold there as early 1887). Available at the Digital Library, University of Southern California

  4. McCarthy name found mainly in Counties Waterford and Cork in Ireland. Available at Storymaps.com

  5. Proctor P. Historical Essay: Sunnyside. Available at foundSF.org.

The Streets of Sunnyside, Part 2: From Baden to Hamburg: A Neighborhood Built on German Beer
 

Download a PDF of the complete article (below), which includes many more images, full footnoted references, links for further exploration, more about Baden Street, and details of the lives of the Sunnyside investors and their brewery ties.

 

Abbreviated Resources

 

  1. Historical Essay: Sunnyside by Jacqueline Proctor. Available at FoundSF.org.

  2. Comprehensive biography of Claus Spreckels. Available at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC.

  3. Claus Spreckels: Robber Baron and Sugar King *1828-1908). Available at Immigrant Entrepreneurship

  4. Wieland Brewery Building, San Francisco.  Available at SF Curbed

  5. Oral history about J.H. Mangels by his niece Alice Mertz. Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required).

  6. Baron, Stanley Wade. Brewed in America: A History of Beer and Ale in the United States. Boston: Little Brown, 1962. Available at the SF Public LibraryAn excellent book on beer and brewing in the US.

  7. Historical archives of the San Francisco ChronicleSign in here with your SF Public Library account to search and view. [Scroll down to San Francisco Chronicle]

 
 

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