The information in this database was compiled from the book, California Blue Book, or State Roster, 1909 compiled by Charles Forrest Curry, Secretary of State, and Printed at the State Printing office, Sacramento, (no date given). This book contains a listing of more than 14,000 state and municipal employees of the State of California for the year 1909. The listing includes employees of various state institutions and municipal governments down to the city levels. There are listing of employees of most state institutions such as hospitals, universities, prisons, even fish and game wardens. This is an excellent source of location of families at the time of the 1910 Federal Census.
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