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John Dong: the Cowell Ranch Cookhouse

  • Author(s): Regional History Project, UCSC Library
  • Dong, John
  • Calciano, Elizabeth Spedding
  • et al.

Dong was the last of the Chinese cooks at the Cowell ranch cookhouse. He discussed the daily schedule of the ranch cook, the way he got his supplies, and the foods he most commonly prepared. He also explained the floor plan and the equipment of the old cookhouse.

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