MISSION VALLEY Postcard 1800s 1900s
This historical hand-colored postcard landscape titled "Mission Valley, San Diego, California" was postmarked 1912.
The picture documents a turn-of-the-century rural San Diego Mission Valley countryside rich in water with windmills, ranches and dirt roads.
KUMEYAAY NATION INDIGENOUS LANDS
In the timeline of KUMEYAAY HISTORY, the turn of the century, this prime ancestral Kumeyaay land, all the Indigenous Kumeyaay coastal lands were under control of the United States Government and the state of California. The surviving Kumeyaay Indians had long been forced into the mountainous San Diego backcountry reservations (map).
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