A Century of Agriculture in San Joaquin County

Have you ever had the irresistible urge to study the history of San Joaquin County agriculture over the past century? Well, your moment has arrived. The San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum is pleased to announce the availability of its U.C. Agricultural Cooperative Extension Collection for San Joaquin County.

Extension agent Elizabeth Willis embarks . . . → Read More: A Century of Agriculture in San Joaquin County

The Women’s Land Army

I've known for some time about the Women's Land Army. But not until last week did I finally meet it face-to-face while shuffling through some records that the University of California's Agricultural Extension Service has given to the Museum.

Here's some background. The setting is World War I. England and its allies are locked in a struggle . . . → Read More: The Women’s Land Army