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Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island

Frederic Caire Chiles

Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island

the rise and fall of a California dynasty

by Frederic Caire Chiles

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Published by Arthur H. Clark Co. in Norman, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ranching,
  • Family,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Frederic Caire Chiles ; foreword by Marla Daily
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF868.S23 C49 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24827884M
    ISBN 109780870624001
    LC Control Number2011009548

    When I saw this book I just had to read it. Gherini covers the formation of the islands to the life of the Chumash people that lived on the islands for at least a thousand years. The author discusses the history, culture, wars and languages of the Chumash of Santa Cruz I went to Santa Cruz Island about 25 years ago with a group from the /5(1). The Gherini family, descendents of Justinian Caire’s two daughters continued their sheep ranching operations on the east end of Santa Cruz Island until , using Scorpion Ranch as their base. They managed the island with resident managers and laborers and often worked as a family during shearing and during the summer.

    This book includes a chapter on the early California wine trade, with many contributions & comments from Dean Walters. • Carroll, James G. The Winemakers of Martinez. Regoli Print Shop, Martinez, CA. • Chiles, Frederic Caire. Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island. The Arthur H. Clark Co., Norman, OK. Text set in Monotype Bembo with titles set in Bauer Bodoni; the paper is Mohawk Superfine One hundred seventy-five copies printed for the Zamorano Club, Los Angeles, and one hundred seventy-five copies for the Santa Cruz Island Foundation, Santa Barbara"--Colophon. Description: pages: illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 24 cm.

    Santa Cruz Island Company. By , Justinian Caire had bought out all shares of this venture, and under his direction the isla nd had a fully operational sheep ranch, as well as extensive vineyards and wine-making facilities. Because of the isolation of Santa Cruz Island, some 26 miles from Santa Barbara, California, there was need for a sturdy. John Gherini is a practicing attorney in Santa Barbara, California. A direct descendant of Justinian Caire, his father was the distinguished lawyer, Pier Gherini. His access to personal and legal papers concerning Santa Cruz Island has greatly enhanced the value of this study.


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Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island opens with Caire's early life as a San Francisco businessman and his acquisition of Santa Cruz Island, where he created a ranching kingdom based on sheep, cattle, and wine. Frederic Caire Chiles examines the business practices of the Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island companies, documenting the island 5/5(6).

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Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island opens with Caire’s early life as a San Francisco businessman and his acquisition of Santa Cruz Island, where he created a ranching kingdom based on sheep, cattle, and wine.

Frederic Caire Chiles examines the business practices of the Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island companies, documenting the island Book Edition: First Edition. Fred Chiles has provided us with an articulate well organized narrative of the history of Santa Cruz Island and the Justinian Caire story.

He touches on the Native American Chumash population, the background of the Caire family of Briançon, Justinian's acquisition and agricultural development of the Island and the sad tale of family strife and destructive decades 5/5(6). The author, descended from Caire, uses family archives unavailable to earlier historians to recount the full, previously untold story.

Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island opens with Caire’s early life as a San Francisco businessman and his acquisition of Santa Cruz Island, where he created a ranching kingdom based on sheep, cattle, and wine 5/5(4).

The author, descended from Caire, uses family archives unavailable to earlier historians to recount the full, previously untold ian Caire and Santa Cruz Island opens with Caire’s early life as a San Francisco businessman and his acquisition of Santa Cruz Island, where he created a ranching kingdom based on sheep, cattle, and wine.

Fred Chiles has provided us with an articulate well organized narrative of the history of Santa Cruz Island and the Justinian Caire story. He touches on the Native American Chumash population, the background of the Caire family of Briançon, Justinian's acquisition and agricultural development of the Island and the sad tale of family strife and destructive decades 5/5.

The heart of this book is the epic tale of the Caire family, which at one time owned Santa Cruz Island, about 30 miles off the coast of California. Once the largest privately owned island off the coast of the United States, Santa Cruz is now under the ownership of The Nature Conservancy and the National Park Service.

Justinian Caire, a gold. Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island opens with Caire’s early life as a San Francisco businessman and his acquisition of Santa Cruz Island, where he created a ranching kingdom based on sheep, cattle, and wine. Frederic Caire Chiles examines the business practices of the Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island companies, documenting the island Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.

“In doing the Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island book, the story was the people: They were center stage, and the island was the background,” Chiles told me over the phone from his home in London.

“In this book, the islands and all their rich history are the stars, and it’s not just a story of the last years. The Gherini family, descendents of Justinian Caire, continued their sheep ranching operations on the east end of Santa Cruz Island untilusing Scorpion Ranch as their base.

They managed the island with resident managers and laborers and often worked as a family during shearing and during the summer. Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island opens with Caire’s early life as a San Francisco businessman and his acquisition of Santa Cruz Island, where he created a ranching kingdom based on sheep, cattle, and wine.

Frederic Caire Chiles examines the business practices of the Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island companies, documenting the island. Frederic Caire Chiles examines the business practices of the Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island companies, documenting the island’s economic ups and downs and the environmental impact of ranching in those days.

Above all, he looks at the family’s daily life on the island from the mid-nineteenth into the twentieth : University of Oklahoma Press.

The only comprehensive illustrated history of Santa Cruz Island. This two-volume book contains nearly images, many of which have never been published. Santa Cruz Island An Illustrated History explores the geologic origins of the island and traces the cultural history from the native inhabitants, o years ago.

The book details the ranching operation. Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Justinian Caire, Ambrose Gherini, Maria Cherini, Edward Stanton, and Sponsor Santa Cruz Island Foundation. Santa Cruz Island Historic Ranching District, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, CA.

California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County, Documentation Compiled After. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, map ; 25 cm: Contents: Beginnings --Chumash Limuw becomes the Island of the Holy Cross --The Justinian Caire family --The Caire years on the Santa Cruz Island begin --Developing the island I: buildings and water systems --Developing the island II: out ranches.

The Santa Cruz is the vessel recently built for Justinian Caire for the coasting trade between Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz Island, and the island and San Francisco. She is forty-three tons burden, sixty-four feet in length, eighteen feet beam, and has a. Search result for ma-daily-santa-cruz-island-foundation: The California Channel Islands(), Farallon Islands(), Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island(), Santa Cruz Island(), Santa Cruz Island(), Farallon Islands(), etc books - Free Download.

“[T]he general conditions for viticulture were good to excellent, the vine stock was of the finest, and the winemakers and cellar men were the best that could be found ” writes Justinian’s descendent Frederic Caire Chiles in his exhaustive book Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island: The Rise and Fall of a California Dynasty.

Justinian Caire. Caire was involved in additional ventures in San Francisco, including a French hospital and a French bank. Ten stockholders in the latter got together in Februaryto buy Santa Cruz Island and one month later incorporated the Santa Cruz Island Company. Bya number of the stockholders had dropped out.

John Gherini is a practicing attorney in Santa Barbara, California. A direct descendant of Justinian Caire, his father was the distinguished lawyer, Pier Gherini. His access to personal and legal papers concerning Santa Cruz Island Author: John Gherini.Frederic Caire Chiles is the author of Justinian Caire and Santa Cruz Island: The Rise and Fall of a California Dynasty.

He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of California–Santa Barbara and divides his time between London, Italy, and California.The author is an attorney and a direct descendant of Justinian Caire. The book is well written and researched.

Gherini had access to all the family papers and documents and has created the most complete history of the Island to date.

The book contains photographs and maps and is a worthy addition to ones library. David Caster did an excellent.