Eugenics as we know it emerged directly from San Diego’s Theosophist compound, Lomaland (known today as the site of Point Loma Nazarene)
F.O. Popenoe advised Lomaland on its avocado production, as they were working on developing shippable varieties
He wrote a highly influential book:
But hey, at least San Diego got Balboa Park out of the deal 
It is important that we see all of this for what it truly is and do not shy away from the reality. The eugenics movement and the border discussions go together like PB&J to people who believe in "root races" and "racial hygiene" and we would all do well to remember that
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