Tag Archives: The Way We Were in San Diego

San Diego Yesterday Author Event

June 12, 2013


San Diego Postcard. Courtesy Special Collections, San Diego Public Library.

Bring your San Diego history questions and join author and archivist Rick Crawford Sunday June 16 at the Santa Ysabel Store & Backcountry Visitor Center for a special author talk.   The Way We Were in San Diego and San Diego Yesterday by Richard W. Crawford are available from the History Press and San Diego […]

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The Way We Were in San Diego is reviewed by the North County Times

December 28, 2011


Charles Lindbergh standing alongside his Spirit of St. Louis. Courtesy of San Diego Air & Space Museum.

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more nonfiction and to know more about the history of our region, a new book from a local author will set you on the right path. You might even prop it up on the treadmill that you swore would be used for more than a clothes […]

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Interview with Richard W. Crawford, Author of The Way We Were in San Diego

October 19, 2011


AK: What was the strangest or quirkiest story you uncovered while researching your “The Way We Were” column for the San Diego Union-Tribune? RC: The story of celebrity evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson’s mysterious disappearance in May 1926 has a strange San Diego connection. McPherson reappeared a few weeks later and claimed she had been kidnapped. […]

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History Press Releases New San Diego Book

October 4, 2011


On October 18, 2011, The History Press releases its first American Chronicles book in San Diego: The Way We Were in San Diego by Richard W. Crawford. San Diego, known for its perfect weather, naval ties and landmarks like the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, has a history as incredible as its stunning shoreline. […]

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