Skip to main content

Articles with keyword "California"

In Focus

The Great Migration

Jim Quay: sharing history in California.


75 Years of Route 66

America's famous road west celebrates a birthday.

"City Life" by Victor Arnautoff


New Deal Murals

Meaningful work for Depression-era artists


Woody Guthrie: A Hard Travelin’ Man

A new film examines the life of the balladeer of the down-and-out.

Disney resort parking structure, Anaheim, CA


Mickey Ramps It Up

Disney parking garage is world's largest.

Constructing cables on the Golden Gate Bridge


Steel into Gold

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

San Francisco in the early 1900s


Impertinent Questions

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

Photograph of Fort Ross


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.


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