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Articles with keyword "California"

Constructing cables on the Golden Gate Bridge

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Steel into Gold

A steel town in New Jersey made the Golden Gate Bridge possible.

San Francisco in the early 1900s

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Impertinent Questions

Newspaper Contest in 1908 asked "When Is It Time to Go Home?"

Photograph of Fort Ross

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Russian Dreams of an American Colony

Fort Ross on California's rocky coast contained an oasis of Russian refinement.

Image of Ralph Lewin

In Focus

California's Ralph Lewin

From fast times at Clairemont High to the California Humanities, Ralph Lewin has always been fascinated with stories.

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Of Stevedores and Book Slingers

Mention the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and what comes to mind are workers heaving bales along a waterfront, operating straddle carriers shipside, or driving winches above break bulk c

Image of John Muir

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John Muir, Nature's Witness

The founder of the Sierra Club worshiped the outdoor world.

Fishbone front man Angelo Moore on stage with Chris Dowd, Kendall Jones, and Nor

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A Fish Story

California finds its own history in a documentary about the punk/funk/ska band Fishbone.