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.
DETAILS: 96 pp., softbound, 2001.
AUTHOR: Chris Brewer and Don Pipkin
This is a reprint of the 1906 Bakersfield Fire Department publication. The book has text with 52 photographs of Bakersfield street scenes and buildings.
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...
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.
Notorious bad guy Jim McKinney went on a rampage in Bakersfield, California. This is his story.