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  • Seema's Show

    Seema's Show
    av Sara Halprin, PhD

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826338471

    At seventeen Seema Aissen got her first job drying prints in a photo-finishing lab in Boston and joined the newly-founded Young Communist League; at thirty-three she was hired by Ansel Adams to run his darkroom in Yosemite; at thirty-seven she marri…

  • Back Roads of Southern California

    Back Roads of Southern California
    av David Skernick

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764357633

    Join fine-art photographer David Skernick as he explores the rambling back roads of Southern California. This timeless tribute to the natural landscape captures the astonishing beauty of the Sierras and Death Valley, giant redwoods at Sequoia Nation…

  • Snapshots of San Diego: Sun, Surf, & Sand

    Snapshots of San Diego: Sun, Surf, & Sand
    av Anita Yasuda

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764328046

    Vintage San Diego travel advertisements, postcards and photographs from the early 1900s to the present extol the virtues of San Diego: its perfect sun, surf, and sand.\nTake a virtual tour of six beach areas in San Diego to see sandstone cliffs and…

  • This Is The City

    This Is The City
    av Ronald J. Schmidt Jr.

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641918

    Schmidt reveals how the political culture of Southern California is structured by over a century's worth of efforts to exhort citizens to emulate models of virtue and to coerce them to imitate models of passive behavior. This book traces this effort…

  • This Is The City

    This Is The City
    av Ronald J. Schmidt Jr.

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816641901

    Schmidt reveals how the political culture of Southern California is structured by over a century's worth of efforts to exhort citizens to emulate models of virtue and to coerce them to imitate models of passive behavior. This book traces this effort…

  • Davis: Transformation

    Davis: Transformation
    av John Lofland

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115780

    Davis has undergone a major transformation from the mid-20th century to today, growing from a small college town of about 3,000 residents and 1,500 students to a world-class university city of 80,000 area residents and 35,000 students. Major feature…

  • The Mule Men: A History of Stock Packing in the Sierra Nevada

    The Mule Men: A History of Stock Packing in the Sierra Nevada
    av Louise A. Jackson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878424993

    This book takes us inside the adventure, hardships, and joys peculiar to the packing trade. Part One is an account of the evolution of the packing trade, from early Spanish explorers and missionaries to gold-rush muleskinners to mid-twentieth-centur…

  • Struck Gold: California Gold Rush

    Struck Gold: California Gold Rush
    av Virginia Loh-Hagan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534161726

    The events surrounding the California Gold Rush did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a builder working on Sutter's Mill when gold was discovered, a '49er who left New York for California, and a prospect…

  • Struck Gold: California Gold Rush

    Struck Gold: California Gold Rush
    av Virginia Loh-Hagan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534159426

    The events surrounding the California Gold Rush did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of a builder working on Sutter's Mill when gold was discovered, a '49er who left New York for California, and a prospect…

  • Gold Rush Manliness

    Gold Rush Manliness
    av Christopher Herbert

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295744131

    The mid-nineteenth-century gold rushes bring to mind raucous mining camps and slapped-together cities populated by carousing miners, gamblers, and prostitutes. Yet many of the white men who went to the gold fields were products of the Victorian era:…

  • Gold Rush Manliness

    Gold Rush Manliness
    av Christopher Herbert

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295744124

    The mid-nineteenth-century gold rushes bring to mind raucous mining camps and slapped-together cities populated by carousing miners, gamblers, and prostitutes. Yet many of the white men who went to the gold fields were products of the Victorian era:…

  • Dublin, California: A Brief History

    Dublin, California: A Brief History
    av Steven Minniear

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625859655

    Dublin used to be just a small village on a major route to San Francisco. For much of its history, Dublin attributed its recognition to treacherous roads notorious for grisly stagecoach accidents and, later, near-fatal car crashes. Change came durin…

  • Down by the Bay

    Down by the Bay
    av Matthew Booker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273207

    San Francisco Bay is the largest and most productive estuary on the Pacific Coast of North America. It is also home to the oldest and densest urban settlements in the American West. Focusing on human inhabitation of the Bay since Ohlone times, Down…

  • Regulars in the Redwoods

    Regulars in the Redwoods
    av William F. Strobridge

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870622144

    The clash between settlers and Indians during California's early statehood has been marred by myth and stereotype. This new work, based on original research, explores how animosities became a battle for land and sustenance as competition for prosper…

  • Chronology and Names of the Death Valley Region in California, 1849-1949

    Chronology and Names of the Death Valley Region in California, 1849-1949
    av T S Palmer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780893709372

  • 1001 Greatest Things Ever Said about California

    1001 Greatest Things Ever Said about California
    av Steven D. Price

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599210957

  • Kings Mountain

    Kings Mountain
    av Stacy Trevenon

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738558295

    Rising 2,000 feet above the rural San Mateo County countryside, Kings Mountain rests atop the redwood-ribbed backbone of the California Coastal Mountain Range. Despite inhospitable terrain, its forests lured Spanish padres who envisioned a chain of…

  • Historic Buildings of Downtown Carmel-By-The-Sea

    Historic Buildings of Downtown Carmel-By-The-Sea
    av Alissandra Dramov

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467103039

    Carmel-by-the-Sea was established in the early 1900s and has been described as a quaint, European-like village among the trees along Central California's coast. The architectural styles that shaped the downtown character emerged predominantly in the…

  • Blythe and the Palo Verde Valley

    Blythe and the Palo Verde Valley
    av The Palo Verde Historical Museum and Soc

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738530727

    Located midway between Los Angeles and Phoenix, the Palo Verde Valley enjoys year-round sunshine and mild winter temperatures. In the late 1800s, surveyor O. P. Callaway recognized the valley s potential for flood irrigation from the Colorado River.…

  • Urban Latino Cultures: La Vida Latina En La

    Urban Latino Cultures: La Vida Latina En La

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761916208

  • Redwood National Parks

    Redwood National Parks
    av Neil Purslow

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781791110741

  • Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure

    Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure
    av Marta Lindsey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781513263014

    Explore California's most visited city park in this A-to-Z adventure!From A for Artist Ruth Asawa's hanging wire creations in the de Young Museum to Z for the Zebra on the carousel in the Koret Children's Quarter, this book leads you around San Fran…

  • Welcome to California!

    Welcome to California!
    av Asa Gilland

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593178232

  • Catalysts to Complexity

    Catalysts to Complexity

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931745086

    When the Spanish colonized it in AD 1769, the California Coast was inhabited by speakers of no fewer than 16 distinct languages and an untold number of small, autonomous Native communities. These societies all survived by foraging, and ethnohistoric…

  • Peaceful Places: San Francisco

    Peaceful Places: San Francisco
    av Raynell Boeck

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897327183

    The third book in a new series of city guides, Peaceful Places: San Francisco features over 100 unexpected sanctuaries, gardens, vistas, beaches, neighborhood strolls, and quiet cafes that can be found throughout The City by the Bay. It gently guide…

  • The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924

    The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924
    av Henry Kiyama

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781880656334

    A -documentary comic book- from 1931, depicting the true adventures of four young Japanese men in America.

  • La Gente

    La Gente
    av Lorena V. Marquez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816541980

  • La Gente

    La Gente
    av Lorena V. Marquez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816541133

    La Gente traces the rise of the Chicana/o Movement in Sacramento and the role of everyday people in galvanizing a collective to seek lasting and transformative change during the 1960s and 1970s. In their efforts to be self-determined, la gente conte…

  • Yosemite National Park (Rookie National Parks)

    Yosemite National Park (Rookie National Parks)
    av Audra Wallace

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780531239063

    Young readers will love exploring the gigantic rocks, roaring waterfalls, and majestic trees that can be found throughout Yosemite National Park. Follow Ranger Rick as he gives the youngest reader (Ages 6-7) a fun and fascinating tour of some of the…

  • On Track

    On Track
    av David Allen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938349935

    In these Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columns chronicling the dawn of the 21st century, David Allen cruises the 210 Freeway before its opening, speculates on the purpose of the Montclair Mystery Tower and fiddles while Chino fumes about its role on…

  • When You Look Out the Window

    When You Look Out the Window
    av Gayle E. Pitman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433827365

    When You Look Out the Window tells the story of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples. Describing the view from Phyllis and Del's window, this book shows how one couple's activism…

  • Legendary Locals of Huntington Beach

    Legendary Locals of Huntington Beach
    av Chris Epting

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467101868

    For over 100 years, Huntington Beach, a.k.a. "Surf City, USA," has come to represent the true beach culture of Southern California. Originally called Pacific City, it was when railroad magnate Henry Huntington first ran his train line down in 1904 f…

  • The Way We Were California

    The Way We Were California
    av M. J. Howard, Laurie Mayer, M. J. Howard

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762754526

    Unashamedly nostalgic and compulsively readable, The Way We Were series does exactly what the title suggests: It recaptures what life was like in each place covered in years gone by--particularly between the 1920s and 1970s. These books remind reade…

  • After the Gold Rush

    After the Gold Rush
    av Ralph Mann

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804711364

  • Abandoned Northern California: A Land of Contradictions

    Abandoned Northern California: A Land of Contradictions
    av Joanna Kalafatis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990912

    "Driving through Northern California, you will find sprawling military bases, immense wineries, gold mining towns, and amusement parks all lying abandoned. The combination of different people and industries this part of the state has been home to ov…

  • Disaster by the Bay

    Disaster by the Bay
    av H Paul Jeffers

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592281398

    An in-depth account of the 1906 earthquake that reduced San Francisco to rubble draws on eyewitness accounts to provide a gripping look at the catastrophe, it devastating impact on the city and the nation, and heroic efforts to rebuild the city.

  • State Of Resistance

    State Of Resistance
    av Manuel Pastor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620973295

    Once upon a time, any mention of California triggered unpleasant reminders of Ronald Reagan and right-wing tax revolts, ballot propositions targeting undocumented immigrants, and racist policing that sparked two of the nation's most devastating riot…

  • Bodie: Good Times and Bad

    Bodie: Good Times and Bad
    av Nicholas Clapp

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781941384268

  • Historic Redwood National and State Parks

    Historic Redwood National and State Parks
    av Gail L. Jenner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493018093

    If redwood trees could share their stories, what would they say? Some of these giants are thousands of years old, but all have witnessed some truly unique moments in history. Historic Redwood National and State Parks is a vibrant collection of essay…

  • Gifts from the Celestial Kingdom

    Gifts from the Celestial Kingdom
    av Thomas N. Layton

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804741750

    In a prior volume-The Voyage of the "Frolic": New England Merchants and the Opium Trade (Stanford, 1997)-historical archaeologist Thomas N. Laytontold the story of his excavation of an ancient Pomo Indian village site in Northern California, where,…

  • The Making of Yosemite

    The Making of Yosemite
    av Jen A. Huntley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700618057

    Leader of the first tourist expedition into Yosemite in 1855, James Mason Hutchings became a tireless promoter of the valley--and of himself. Seeking to create an alternative to California's Gold Rush social chaos, Hutchings whetted the public enthu…

  • Good Night Redwoods

    Good Night Redwoods
    av Adam Gamble

    Kartonnage - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781602197794

    Good Night Redwoods features Redwood National and State Parks, coast redwoods, redwood facts, banana slugs, Roosevelt elk, redwood roots, redwood bark, park rangers, and more The tallest living things on Earth are sure to inspire young nature lovers…

  • Refinery Town

    Refinery Town
    av Steve Early

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807094266

    The People vs. Big Oil--how a working-class company town harnessed the power of local politics to reclaim their community Home to one of the largest oil refineries in the state, Richmond, California, was once a typical company town, dominated by Che…

  • Lola Montez

    Lola Montez
    av James F. Varley

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870622434

    This is the remarkable biography of that one woman whose California story has become legend.The California Gold Rush had just passed it's peak-and so had the thirty-five year old Irish-woman when she first appeared in San Francisco. But Lola Montez…

  • Around the Bay

    Around the Bay

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780922233434

    The San Francisco Bay can be viewed as a geographic paradox: a place and a void. The collective Bay (composed of San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, and Suisun Bay) both unites and divides the community of the Bay Area, giving identity to the region w…

  • San Francisco: Panorama Pops

    San Francisco: Panorama Pops
    av Charlotte Trounce

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780763664718

    Revisit the sites of San Francisco -- or explore them for the first time -- with this foldout, slipcased keepsake. Whether or not you left your heart there, San Francisco will live on in your memory when you unfold this attractive cutpaper guide. Ta…

  • Hidden History of Napa Valley

    Hidden History of Napa Valley
    av Alexandria Brown

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467138994

    Napa Valley is known for its wine and winemakers, but just beneath the fertile soil lies another, more complex version of its history. Uncover the story of Napa's first Chinatown--once home to nearly five hundred immigrants--that dwindled to fewer t…

  • Colonial Rosary

    Colonial Rosary
    av Alison Lake

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804010856

    California would be a different place today without the imprint of Spanish culture and the legacy of Indian civilization. The colonial Spanish missions that dot the coast and foothills between Sonoma and San Diego are relics of a past that transform…

  • Colonial Rosary

    Colonial Rosary
    av Alison Lake

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804010849

    California would be a different place today without the imprint of Spanish culture and the legacy of Indian civilization. The colonial Spanish missions that dot the coast and foothills between Sonoma and San Diego are relics of a past that transform…

  • What Was the Gold Rush?

    What Was the Gold Rush?
    av Joan Holub, Who Hq

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780448462899

    In 1848, gold was discovered in California, attracting over 300,000 people from all over the world, some who struck it rich and many more who didn't. Hear the stories about the gold-seeking "forty-niners " With black-and white illustrations and sixt…

  • Ethnic Community Builders

    Ethnic Community Builders
    av Francisco Jimenez

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759111011

    Ethnic Community Builders: Mexican-Americans in Search of Justice and Power is an oral history of Mexican-American activism in San Jose, California, over the last half century. The authors present interviews of 14 people of various stripes-teachers,…

  • Ethnic Community Builders

    Ethnic Community Builders
    av Francisco Jimenez

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759111004

    Ethnic Community Builders: Mexican-Americans in Search of Justice and Power is an oral history of Mexican-American activism in San JosZ, California, over the last half century. The authors present interviews of 14 people of various stripes-teachers,…

  • Heartbeat of Struggle

    Heartbeat of Struggle
    av Diane C. Fujino

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816645930

    On February 12, 1965, in the Audubon Ballroom, Yuri Kochiyama cradled Malcolm X in her arms as he died, but her role as a public servant and activist began much earlier than this pivotal public moment. Heartbeat of Struggle is the first biography of…

  • Adopted by Indians

    Adopted by Indians
    av Thomas Jefferson Mayfield

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780930588939

    This book gives younger readers a close-up view of traditional California Indian life and early California. Thomas Jefferson Mayfield kept a wonderful secret for almost sixty years: the secret of his childhood among the Choinumne Indians of Californ…

  • Abiding Courage

    Abiding Courage
    av Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845639

    Between 1940 and 1945, thousands of African Americans migrated from the South to the East Bay Area of northern California in search of the social and economic mobility that was associated with the region's expanding defense industry and its reputati…

  • Tribes of California

    Tribes of California
    av Stephen Powers

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520031722

    This classic of American Indian ethnography, originally published in 1877, is again available in its complete form. In the summers of 1871 and 1872 Powers visited Indian groups in the northern two-thirds of California. A journalist by profession, he…