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
Historic Kern County: An Illustrated History of Bakersfield and Kern County by Chris Brewer is a beautiful collection of photographs and artifacts of the historic past of Kern County, California.
Wallace Elliot’s History of Kern County California was the first comprehensive history written on the county, first published in 1883. It has been out-of-print for years and is extremely rare. The book will be a welcome addition to any local history library. Western...
Hot Springs Country, the third of eight books through which Bob Powers talks about his heartland, it is ample proof that thousands of other Americans enjoy sharing this world with him.
Author and Historian Bob Powers continues the story of his homeland in Kern River Country.