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Articles with keyword "California"


“I Have Seen the Elephant”

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


“History Alive!”

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


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.


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?"