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Ramona is an 1884 American novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson.wikipedia
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Ramona is an 1884 American novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson.
Her novel Ramona (1884) dramatized the federal government's mistreatment of Native Americans in Southern California after the Mexican–American War and attracted considerable attention to her cause.

Ramona (disambiguation)

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It has had more than 300 printings, and been adapted five times as a film.
Ramona is an 1884 novel by Helen Hunt Jackson.

1884 in literature

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Ramona is an 1884 American novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson.

The Ramona Pageant

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A play adaptation has been performed annually outdoors since 1923.
It is based on the 1884 novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson.

Temecula, California

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Señora Moreno delays the sheep shearing, a major event on the rancho, awaiting the arrival of a group of Native Americans from Temecula, whom she always hires for that work.
Wolf's store became an inspiration for Jackson's fictional "Hartsel's store" in her 1884 novel, Ramona.

A Century of Dishonor

Jackson wrote Ramona three years after A Century of Dishonor, her non-fiction study of the mistreatment of Native Americans in the United States.
However, it did not have quite the impact that Jackson wanted, which spurred her to write an emotional appeal to action in Ramona.

Rancho Camulos

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Two places claimed to have inspired her work: Rancho Camulos, near Piru, and Rancho Guajome in Vista, as she had visited both before writing her novel.
The ranch was known as the Home of Ramona because it was widely believed to have been the setting of the popular 1884 novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson.

Ramona, California

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The runaway popularity of the novel inspired jurisdictions to name schools (Ramona High School in Riverside), streets, freeways (the San Bernardino Freeway was originally named the Ramona Freeway) and towns (Ramona, California) after the novel's heroine.
Concerned about the plight of Native Americans in southern California and elsewhere, and inspired by her friend Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, Helen Hunt Jackson's novel Ramona was published in November 1884.

Piru, California

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Two places claimed to have inspired her work: Rancho Camulos, near Piru, and Rancho Guajome in Vista, as she had visited both before writing her novel.
For her novel Ramona (1884), Helen Hunt Jackson had used nearby Rancho Camulos as one of the settings.

Casa de Estudillo

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The Estudillo House in Old Town San Diego identified itself as "Ramona's Marriage Place" due to brief descriptions of Ramona's having been married in San Diego.
Besides being one of the oldest surviving examples of Spanish architecture in California, the house gained much prominence by association with Helen Hunt Jackson's wildly popular 1884 novel Ramona.

Ramona (1910 film)

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Ramona is a 1910 American short drama film directed by D. W. Griffith, based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona. Through a love story, the early silent short explores racial injustice to Native Americans and stars Mary Pickford and Henry B. Walthall.

Ramona (1916 film)

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Ramona is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Donald Crisp based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona.

Mission Revival architecture

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The Mission Revival Style architecture became popular from about 1890 to 1915, with many examples standing throughout California and other southwest areas.
Simultaneous with the original style's revival was an awareness in California of the actual missions fading into ruins and their restoration campaigns, and nostalgia in the quickly changing state for a 'simpler time' as the novel Ramona popularized at the time.

Ramona (1928 film)

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Ramona is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Edwin Carewe, based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona, and starring Dolores del Rio and Warner Baxter.

Spanish missions in California

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Jackson had become enamored of the Spanish missions in California, which she romanticized.
The popularity of the missions also stemmed largely from Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona and the subsequent efforts of Charles Fletcher Lummis, William Randolph Hearst, and other members of the "Landmarks Club of Southern California" to restore three of the southern missions in the early 20th century (San Juan Capistrano, San Diego de Alcalá, and San Fernando; the Pala Asistencia was also restored by this effort).

Uncle Tom's Cabin

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She wanted to arouse public opinion and concern for the betterment of their plight, much as Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin had done for slaves.

George Wharton James

Influential writers, such as George Wharton James and Charles Fletcher Lummis, avowed that it was so.
James' books included the well-received The Wonders of the Colorado Desert (1906), Through Ramona's Country (1909), In and Out of the Old Missions of California (1905), and The Lake of the Sky (1915).

Ramona (1936 film)

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Ramona is a 1936 American Technicolor drama film directed by Henry King, based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona.

Ramona (2000 TV series)

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Based on the 1884 novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson.

Californio

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Readers accepted the Californio aristocracy as portrayed and the Ramona myth was born.
A portrayal of Californio culture is depicted in the novel Ramona (1884), written by Helen Hunt Jackson.

Ramona (1946 film)

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It is an adaptation of the 1884 American novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson.

Hazel Wood Waterman

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In 1907, the new owner John D. Spreckels hired architect Hazel Wood Waterman to remodel the house to more closely match descriptions in the novel.
Estudillo House was one of the oldest surviving examples of Spanish architecture in California, and it had gained some national fame a generation earlier by being associated with Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 bestseller Ramona.

Southern California

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Set in Southern California after the Mexican–American War, it portrays the life of a mixed-race Scottish–Native American orphan girl, who suffers racial discrimination and hardship.

Mexican–American War

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Set in Southern California after the Mexican–American War, it portrays the life of a mixed-race Scottish–Native American orphan girl, who suffers racial discrimination and hardship.

Multiracial

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Set in Southern California after the Mexican–American War, it portrays the life of a mixed-race Scottish–Native American orphan girl, who suffers racial discrimination and hardship.