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Presenting the Past: Women on the farm

by Beverly Lane

Author Rose Emery recalled some of the work her mother accomplished on the Peters Ranch at the turn of the century in her autobiography "Footprints in the Soil." Her mother, Rose L. Peters (1874-1967), was raised in the Tassajara Valley, one of 12 Lawrence children.

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Beverly Lane, a longtime Danville resident, is curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and co-author of "San Ramon Valley: Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon."


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