Cover of: Following the cattle king | George Wilmarth Nickel

Following the cattle king

a lifetime of agriculture, water management, and water conservation in California's Central Valley

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About the Edition

Childhood and family background in San Francisco and the Central Valley; reflections on great grandfather Henry Miller, including Miller-Haggin Agreement, 1888; UC Berkeley B.A., 1939; history of Miller & Lux; early career at Miller & Lux, 1940s; building Monterey Airport during World War II; uncle James Leroy Nickel, Jr., mismanagement of Henry Miller Trust and Miller & Lux; Nickel v. Nickel, 1954 and other lawsuits; San Luis Canal Company and San Joaquin Canal Company; flood control, water rights, agriculture, and land development in the San Joaquin Valley; development of Buena Vista Lake and Rio Bravo; California State Reclamation Board, 1959-1966; environmental issues on the Kern River, Nickel Family LLC; travel and flying adventures.

interview with Nancy Nickel Resor, not transcribed. Shelved as Phonotape 3531 C:16.

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The Physical Object

1 v. (vii, 184 p.) : 15 sound cassettes.

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