Download e-book for iPad: San Jose (Postcard History Series) by Bob Johnson

By Bob Johnson

ISBN-10: 073858083X

ISBN-13: 9780738580838

based by way of the Spanish in 1777 to supply meals for the army settlements in Monterey and San Francisco, San Jose is the oldest civilian cost in California. After independence from Mexico, San Jose turned the county seat of Santa Clara County and the 1st country capital. for a few years, San Jose was once the heart of a wealthy farming group whose vistas of blooming orchards triggered the nickname �Valley of Heart�s Delight.� Following global struggle II, a big transformation came about within the panorama and tradition of San Jose and the encircling sector. Fields and orchards gave approach to subdivisions, department shops, freeways, and place of work structures. The inhabitants grew from below 100,000 to over 1000000 as agriculture was once supplanted via semiconductors and software program development.

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