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Lynn Downey
Writer, western historian. Author of the novel “Dudes Rush In,” out this September. Coming in 2022, “The Dude Ranch: A Cultural History.”
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CA State Library Jul 3
This is just your annual reminder that Declaration of Independence can be found in the Dewey Decimal system under number 973.313 and and Democracy is at 321.8.
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Lynn Downey May 22
Replying to @jaketapper
The Dave Clark Hive
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Lynn Downey May 15
Replying to @annfosterwriter
Yes! The stories are fun, and Tuppence is a great female character.
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Ben Mankiewicz May 12
I hope gets the answer he’s looking for soon, because Joe Lefors and his posse are in the Senate cloak room and those fellas are relentless.
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Lynn Downey May 11
Had a lot of fun writing this blog post for the Dude Ranchers' Association.
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Lynn Downey Apr 30
People need good information when diseases strike. In 1915 the Arequipa Sanatorium had a booth at the Panama-Pacific Int'l Expo. in San Francisco. Visitors learned about tuberculosis prevention and how patients took the cure.
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Lynn Downey Apr 19
Replying to @TCM_Party
Whatever the question is, the answer is always “The Women.”
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Lynn Downey Apr 18
The San Francisco earthquake struck on this day in 1906. One physician took its lessons and saved women's lives. Here's his story, in honor of the doctors who face another spring disaster today.
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Lynn Downey Apr 17
Replying to @Sarah_Stierch
Noooooooooo!!!!!!!!
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Lynn Downey Apr 16
Replying to @sheardcat
Love the photo of you and Kay!
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Lynn Downey Apr 16
Thrilled to tell the Arequipa Pottery story, thanks to the lovely folks at .
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Lynn Downey Apr 10
Thank you, for including my book in your History of California Roundup!
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Lynn Downey Apr 10
Protecting others during the 1918 flu pandemic. From the Flagstaff, Arizona “Coconino Sun” newspaper, December 13, 1918.
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Lynn Downey Apr 9
It's and here is the Arequipa Sanatorium's booth at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Courtesy Fairfax Historical Society.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Apr 8
Thanks & happy to help get the message out. 👍🏽
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Lynn Downey Apr 8
Here's the story of Louisiana Foster, a Marin County California woman who volunteered to help people stricken with flu in 1918.
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Lynn Downey Apr 6
Replying to @PeterMacNicol1
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Lynn Downey Apr 5
Replying to @lmansley
He was beautifully bald in “Excalibur”!
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Lynn Downey Apr 3
Replying to @jelani9
I’ve been ordering books from my local indie, Readers Books in Sonoma CA, and one of their lovely workers delivers them to my door. I just hope it’s enough to help keep them in business so I can wander the aisles again someday.
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OU Press Apr 3
April is and we're celebrating over at . Check out the featured titles on our homepage and never underestimate the power of poetry in dark times. Be well, reader.
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