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[Yolo County California - Pamphlet]
World Champion Holstein Tilly Alcartra stands in front of a dairy herd on the cover of this Yolo County enticement pamphlet circa 1913. Bounded on the east for 90 miles by the Sacramento River, Yolo County was just across the river from the State Capitol but remained mainly agricultural land for many years. With the U. C. "Experimental Farm" at Davis to encourage the newest developments, and with no point in the county more than eight miles from a railroad, Yolo was an ideal spot for someone with ambition and inclination to hard work to make a go of it. Recent years have brought great change to once fertile farmland, and now real estate and casino gaming have are replacing agriculture, orchards, and livestock as cash crops. The back cover of this pamphlet features the almonds that still play a part in the local economy and are readily identifiable with the Sacramento area.
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