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A Look Into a River's Past

Man with a Tule House

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On the BanksEarly MapsA Flourishing EcosystemTurning Marsh into FarmlandRow of RowboatsTurn of the Century AbodeA Lake DisappearsFamily with BasketsMan with a Tule HouseYokut Portrait, 1910Preparing AcornsSanta Rosa Rancheria Family

Man with a Tule House

In Tulare, Calif., the namesake tule reeds were made into homes.

For more on this story, read Restoring the San Joaquin River and Recalling Its History.