The Jose Maria Villavicencio adobe at the Corral de Piedra Rancho in 1920.
The Jose Maria Villavicencio adobe at the Corral de Piedra Rancho in 1920. Braun Research Library Collection, Autry Museum, Los Angeles; P.20311
The Jose Maria Villavicencio adobe at the Corral de Piedra Rancho in 1920. Braun Research Library Collection, Autry Museum, Los Angeles; P.20311

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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.