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California -- History

1920-1930. (1)
Archival resources (4)
Personal narratives (1)
Pictorial works (13)
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American Memory: The Chinese in California, 1850-1925

Drawn from the collections of the University of California Berkeley and the California Historical Society, this addition to American Memory presents about 8000 digitized items that document the Chinese in California from 1850 to 1925. Like other American Memory collections, both searching and browsing options are available. One nice feature is the Topical Overview section, where users can read...
California History Online

The California Historical Society's Website presents accessible, interesting, and well-designed scholarly and educational materials relating to California history. One interesting section, The California History Online Timeline, allows users to click on a timeline of images to access material on key events and time periods in California history. These include European exploration, the Spanish...
California in the 20's

Provided by the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL), California in the 20s is a seven page photo gallery containing images that briefly recreate the "decade which secured California's reputation as a social trendsetter." The collection, which originated from photographs given to the LAPL by the Security of Pacific National Bank, contains photos of dancing, state picnics, sporting exhibitions,...
California State Archives

Those persons with an interest in the history and government of the Golden State will love the California State Archives, which were originally chartered to receive "…all public records, registered maps, books, papers, rolls, documents and other writings…which appertain to or are in any way connected with the political history and past administration of the government of California." On the...
Indians of California: Resources for California Teachers and Students

Tad Beckman, professor at Harvey Mudd College, has compiled a selection of educational resources for students and teachers studying the indigenous people of California in his Indians of California site. The general resources section includes a selection of informative books, related maps, and a lengthy historical sketch. Information specific to four geographic regions is also provided; each...
Is California still the Golden State?

The Rise of the Third Coast: The Gulf's Region's Ascendancy in U.S. California homicides decline to lowest rate in 45 years Huntington-USC Institute on California and the...
Maps of Private Land Grant Cases of California

The distribution of major land grants in the Golden State was of major concern as the state entered the union in 1850. Of course, these land grants had once been made by the Spanish government to a range of private investors, and it was no simple matter to determine the legality of various land claims. This remarkable collection from the Bancroft Library collects maps that supported private land...
Sacramento History Online

From the first river vessels built by Native Americans in the Sacramento Valley to the vast networks of irrigated croplands created in the early 20th century, transportation and agriculture have had a long and storied past in the area in and around Sacramento. This online digital archive is a wonderful repository of items related to these two thematic areas created by a partnership of California...
University of California Digital Map Collection

Since the Scout Report last visited the Digital Map Collection at the University of California, there have been many worthy additions to this cartographic cornucopia. The maps are both historic and contemporary, and they include zoning maps, land use maps, historic maps of the state's coastline, and so on. Visitors can elect to browse all of the California digital maps, or the non-California...
University of California History Digital Archives

The University of California system is considered one of the finest in the United States, if not the world. To honor this fact, the Center for Studies in Higher Education has created this rather large digital archive of materials about the history of each of the California campuses, along with various oral histories, scanned documents, and online exhibits. From the site's main page, visitors can...