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Resources of Monterey County, California.
It was the aim of this booklet to direct attention to the advantages and opportunities found in Monterey County in 1915 for those who were seeking homes. The hope was that the publication would induce further settlement, for there was a vast amount of territory awaiting development. A marketing publication prepared by Sunset Magazine Homeseekers' Bureau for the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, the publication described in detail the bountiful agricultural opportunities, especially when irrigation and pumping were utilized. The document contains a: 1) description of existing irrigation systems, as well as a vision for the future of irrigation and three proposed dams, 2) discussion of the crops and livestock produced in Monterey County, along with future agricultural opportunities; and 3) a description of the prosperous farming centers and coastal towns located in Monterey County.
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"1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands for Wealth, Fruit for Health; Arthur Dunn" (2019). Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports. 54.