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Anonymous : Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Anniversaries of the Admission of California Into the Union By the Corporate Society of California Pioneers, September 9th, 1886, and September 9th, 1887
The Society of California Pioneers, (San Francisco), 1887
49-page pamphlet. Report contains lists of officers for 1887 and 1888; events at the Admissions Day celebration in 1886 in Sausalito included the election of a president, reading of a poem and ".spirited and humorous speeches, after which the members and invited guests partook of a bountiful collation, which was enlivened with wit, mirth, and interchange of reminiscences of ye days of '49". The celebration in 1887 included election of officers; a lengthy poem by Col. G. Douglas Brewerton, a pioneer of 1847; and an Oration. "Upon the conclusion of the literary exercises the assemblage, whose appetites by this time had become very keen, proceeded to do full justice to the solid and liquid portion of the Bulls Head Breakfast." "A feature of this part of the days entertainment was a Virginia Reel, participated in only by Pioneers over sixty-five years of age, their partners, however, ranging from 'sweet sixteen' upward".. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: Illustrated Wrappers
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