Reprint of the 1899 Bakersfield and Kern City (East Bakersfield,) California city directory. It was Bakersfield’s first directory, listing business and residential names and addresses. Excellent reference book.
Bakersfield and Kern Picture Album
DETAILS: 96 pp., softbound, 2001.
AUTHOR: Chris Brewer and Don Pipkin
Bakersfield Fire Department Souvenir Edition-1906
This is a reprint of the 1906 Bakersfield Fire Department publication. The book has text with 52 photographs of Bakersfield street scenes and buildings.
Bakersfield Picture Album Volume 2
A second volume of wonderful historical photographs from Bakersfield's forgotten past with scenes of the city from the past. As with the first volume, this has become a classic photographic album. This volume shows photographs mostly from the early Twentieth Century...
Colonel Baker’s Field
Rare Baker family-lore is merged with historical research to recount an incredible time in our country’s history when pioneers reached beyond the impossible to achieve their dreams.
DETAILS: Colonel Baker’s Field by Judy Salamacha, Sandy Mittelsteadt, with Chris Brewer; Illustrator: Jody Salamacha-Hollier.
Publisher: Bear State Books, 2013.
The Killing of Jim McKinney
Notorious bad guy Jim McKinney went on a rampage in Bakersfield, California. This is his story.