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Document Details


Title: John L. Bacon
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: San Diego Historical Society. Research Library
Collection: San Diego Historical Society Oral History Collection
Description: In 1916 Bacon was Assistant to Fred Lockwood, the Publics Works Manager for the City. He later was elected Mayor and served 1921-27. Here he talks about Hatfield the Rainmaker and his methods for making rain, the 1916 Flood, the failure of the Lower Otay Dam, Hiram N. Savage, Water Engineer for the City and dam construction.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bacon, John L., 1916-1961
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Mayor
Age at speaking: 45
Document date: 1961
Locations discussed: California; North America; San Diego, CA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; North America; San Diego (Calif.)--History; San Diego, CA; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024109-25707