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Document Details


Title: Herbert Rowland
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: Herbert’s great grandfather was Ignacio Pacheco, recipient of the Mexican land grant called Rancho de San Jose (6,600 acres). Herbert recalls Pacheco’s five-year litigation of the 1840 grant with the United States government, and the altercation with Captain Fremont in 1846. Herbert explains the division of the rancho to the heirs and the preservation of the 1880 Gumesendo Pacheco home, where, at the time of this interview he was residing. Herbert also describes his years with the American President Lines and his World War II experience.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/hrowlandft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rowland, Herbert, 1911-1977
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Rancher
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 21-Feb-1975
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Kent, Anne
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029620-32851