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Mojave Desert History:
Books, Diaries, Journals & Misc.
Diary of Fr. Francisco GarcesI went three leagues northwest, accompanied by the principal captain of the Jamajabs; and having turned aside ...
The Journal of Jedediah SmithI had lost a good many horses and some of those remaining were not able to carry anything. I got the Indians to ...
Opening the Mojave River TrailIt was more than just geography that shaped the trail, Indian attacks and loss of life would not get in the way of profits.
Death Valley in '49This map was quite frequently exhibited and the matter freely discussed in camp, indeed speeches were made ...
Notes from the Life of Christopher CarsonExcerpts from his biography pertaining to California and his western adventures.
Indian Slave TradeThis inhumane, yet human, institution existed in North America before the continent was discovered by the ...
On the FrontierAn 1870s trip across the Mojave Desert from Cajon Pass to Fort Mohave on the Colorado River and excerpts from other related subjects.
Pioneer of the MojaveHe had barely settled in before his ranch was raided by Indians. Other attacks followed throughout the years, ...
Victor Valley - Historic PortalThe story of the Victor Valley from before history to the mid-1970s.
The White Heart of MojaveBEYOND the walls and solid roofs of houses is the outdoors. It is always on the doorstep. ...
Land of Little RainBut if the Indians have been there before me, you shall have their name, which is always beautifully fit and ...
Captivity of the Oatman Girls
Death Valley Chuck-WallaMagazine for Men ...
Mojave Desert Dictionary IndexMojave River Valley Museum - Pat Schoffstall