Lathrop's rich history includes the railroad, its Delta waterways, manufacturing and distributing industries, and the fascinating tale of California Supreme Court justice David S. Terry's murder (Terry had previously fought and won the last legal duel in California with U.S. senator David C. Broderick just outside of San Francisco).
Reportedly named in honor of a relative of Leland Stanford Jr., today's Lathrop evolved from rugged railroad beginnings to a growing and vibrant community of close to 20,000 residents.
With a foreword by Mac Freeman, longtime Lathrop resident, local historian, and former mayor of Lathrop, this intriguing collection of photographs was generously shared by members of the community, the San Joaquin County Historical Museum, and other public and private collections.
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by Jennifer Pyron, Foreword by Mac Freeman
Images of America series
128 pages/ softcover
Available: March 1, 2010