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Articles with keyword "California"

Clara Mason Fox Collection: Original watercolor illustrations

50 States of Preservation: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, California

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden preserve the natural history and flora of Southern California and the American West.

Graduates of the Prison University Project


Prison University Project

Inside a prison, inmates earn college credits and confidence to take back their lives.

Tom Bradley with crowd


Tom Bradley’s Los Angeles

Los Angeles elected its first black mayor with a multicultural coalition.

Neal Gabler


Walt Disney: In the End, He Wanted to Change How We Live.

Neal Gabler on the genius of Walt Disney

The Low family


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


New Biography of Cesar Chavez Unearths Gritty Truth

The charismatic organizer and leader faltered as an administrator. 

David Igler


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


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


What a Gas!

California museum has good roadside manner.

Wonder Woman collage


Super Role Model

The evolution of Wonder Woman.