The Journal of San Diego History
San Diego History Center Quarterly
Summer 2014, Volume 60, Number 3
Iris H.W. Engstrand and Molly McClain, Editors
Theodore Strathman and David Miller, Review Editors

San Diego’s Parachute Manufacturers: Visionaries and Entrepreneurs 
Wallace R. Peck

Red Paradise: A Long Life in the San Diego Communist Movement 
Toby Terrar

“Their Souls Are Equally Precious:” Edward Harvey Davis, Benevolence, Race, and the Colonization of Indigeneity 
Christian Gonzales

“Born of Horses:” Missionaries, Indigenous Vaqueros, and Ecological Expansion during the Spanish Colonization of California 
Paul Albert Lacson

In Memoriam



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The San Diego History Center gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation and the Quest for Truth Foundation for their ongoing support of The Journal of San Diego History. Additional support is provided by Journal of San Diego History Fund of the San Diego Foundation and private donors.

Front Cover: World War II poster honoring the United States Military.
Back Cover: Public welcome for the USS San Diego, 1945. ©SDHC #OP16827-038.

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