This slide show (with narrative) covers the history of stone quarrying in California from the California Indians into the California Mission period, the Spanish and Mexican involvement, the quarries during the early California Gold Rush days, up through present day stone quarrying in California.
Browseable surname list of about 2000 employees on State public works projects (canals, roads, bridges, etc), from the State Engineer to the $2-per-day laborers. Posted by the Town of Carmel Historical Society.
Access some of the richest British and Irish genealogy records for under £5 a month including comprehensive British & Irish record collections, dating back to the 13th century; the National Wills Index, pre-1858 English wills and probate documents; downloadable genealogy guides, maps and rare publications.
Over 165,000 of these record abstracts are contained in the database, with over half a million names indexed: apprentices, their parent, and masters. Less than 30% of the "London" apprentices actually came from the London area.