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Articles with keyword "California"

The Low family

Feature

The Chinese Exclusion Act Raised the Price of Becoming an American

 A new exhibit tells the story from the immigrant’s point of view.

Book jacket for The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

Curio

New Biography of Cesar Chavez Unearths Gritty Truth

The charismatic organizer and leader faltered as an administrator. 

David Igler

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Sea Captains Changed the Pacific World. David Igler Explains How.

Western Americanist and native Californian David Igler on sea captains who sought their fortunes

soldier with flag

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A Lot of People in Riverside, California, Came There Because of the Air Force Base.

California shows another side of military life

Dinner plates from a long-gone roadside eatery

Curio

What a Gas!

California museum has good roadside manner.

Wonder Woman collage

Statement

Super Role Model

The evolution of Wonder Woman.

Feature

“I Have Seen the Elephant”

Some forty-niners found instant wealth in California, but for most the trek west meant hardship and loss.

Feature

“History Alive!”

A gallery of California notables are recreated in Chautauqua performances for the state's sesquicentennial.

Conversation

The Courageous Were Those Left Behind

Historian Malcolm J. Rohrbough talks about the heroes and heroines left behind.

In Focus

The Great Migration

Jim Quay: sharing history in California.