Praying for victory at San Luis Obispo’s 1876 “Victorian Era” courthouse on July 4, 1918.
Praying for victory at San Luis Obispo’s 1876 “Victorian Era” courthouse on July 4, 1918. Courtesy
Praying for victory at San Luis Obispo’s 1876 “Victorian Era” courthouse on July 4, 1918. Courtesy

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.