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The stories of Juana Briones

Alta California pioneer

by Glenda Richter

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Bookhandler Press in Bonita, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Briones, Juana, 1802-1889 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Briones, Juana, 1802-1889.,
    • Women pioneers -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Hispanic American women -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pioneers -- California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- California -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Women -- Biography.,
    • California -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • California -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • California -- History.

    • About the Edition

      Presents the life of a woman whose family members were among the first Hispanic settlers to come to California to establish ranches and to help build missions.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Glenda Richter ; illustrations by Della Heywood.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      ContributionsHeywood, Della, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF864.B76 R53 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3939226M
      ISBN 100970037902, 0970037910
      LC Control Number2001005828

      The story of Juana Briones is a tale of resilience, ingenuity and business savvy – the hallmarks of Silicon Valley. Juana Briones was an early entrepreneur who owned several businesses, many parcels of land, was a talented midwife and traditional healer in what is now Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, San Jose, and San Francisco. See the CBS5 news story that aired May 19 and features Scott Smithwick, our new president. Two You Tube videos that deserve a a look Juana Briones Story excerpts from the May 19 announcement regarding the placement of the Juana Briones House on the list of 11 Most Endangered Places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation Featuring PAST members Karen Holman, Grace Hinton, .

        The story of Juana Briones is a tale of resilience, ingenuity and business savvy – the hallmarks of Silicon Valley. Juana Briones was a dynamic 19th century figure who owned several businesses, many parcels of land, was a talented business woman, traditional healer and advocate for her family in what is now Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, San Jose, and San Francisco. A Gala Opening for the Juana Briones Exhibit. Juana Briones Y Su California: Pionera, Fundadora, Curandera. Juana Briones de Miranda ( – ) Juana Briones: rancher, land owner, savvy businesswoman, humanitarian, and healer. This amazing woman lived in the ’s in the Alta California settlements of both Palo Alto and San Francisco.

      Youngsters share the stories of Hispanic heroes TOPICS: Celebrate Dia La Conexion Wood County District Public Library Shanaia Cellis reads the story of Mexican rancher and healer Juana Briones during Celebrate Dia! in May, The fact that Mary J Gates wrote her book after Juana Brioness death. The fact that mary j gates wrote her book after juana School Esteban Torres High School; Course Title HIS ; Type. Homework Help. Uploaded By fvmdl. Pages 13 Ratings % (1) 1 out of 1 people found this.


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Juana Briones was born in and spent her early youth in Santa Cruz, a community of retired soldiers who had helped found Spanish California, Native Americans, and settlers from. Juana Briones de Miranda lived an unusual life, which is wonderfully recounted in this highly accessible biography.

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The stories of Juana Briones: Alta California pioneer Glenda Richter ; Della Heywood Presents the life of a woman whose family members were among the first Hispanic settlers to come to California to establish ranches and to help build missions.

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