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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Walter Hood; Shannon Jackson From their origins, the University of California, Berkeley and The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) were established in different geographical, cultural, and political contexts. In a course sponsored by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative, artist, designer and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Pacific region for hundreds of years. Facing the Pacific was a key orientation for both the fair’s organizers and visitors. This article accompanies a portfolio of objects from the collections of the Oakland Museum of California © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Panama...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., this essay explores what it is about California that makes it a place of such incredible placemaking. Journeying through George’s own California and how to understand this place amidst the interruptions and ways of being here, the essay concludes acknowledging California’s existence between myth and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Mitchell Black Panthers Oakland Museum of California Karen Tei Yamashita boom staff The Boom List What to do, see, read, and hear this fall in California Visit Danny Lyon: Message to the Future. A leading figure in the Americanstreet photography movement of the 1960s, Danny Lyon has...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the Univer- sity of California, Berkeley (UCB) and across the city over Free Speech, the Vietnam War, Women s Rights, and Third World Liberation, the latter championed especially by the Black Panther Party, headquartered in nearby Oakland. Ear- lier that year a group known as the April Coalition...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Berkeley students and Bulb residents to apply techniques of ethnography, contemporary archaeology, oral history, participatory mapping, mobile apps, botany, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning to the study of the Bulb. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... its name from a performance by the Los Angeles Poverty Department. J O S E F J A C Q U E S is a photographer and educator based in Oakland. He has done work involving California and its prisons that is part of a larger body of work dealing with government s use of land, specifically in California. S O...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Boom Staff Boom’s quarterly guide to new books to read, places to visit, and things to do this spring in California © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Salvation Mountain Leonard Knight CicLAvia Open Streets Festival Oakland Museum Suiseki Jedediah Caesar A...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Collection of the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of Heather Fowler. ...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Or Oakland. Maybe even Fresno. If pulled off right, a new California urbanism in any of these cities could pro- vide a model for the rest of California, for the rest of the United States, and maybe our increasingly urban world. In Los Angeles, that would require relinquishing our attachment to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 78–85.
Published: 01 June 2015
... human life and the collapse of the Nimitz Freeway in Oakland. How on earth can a seismic event like this be translated into an experience that, instead of being traumatic and frightening, is life affirming? The artist, roboticist, and University of California, Berkeley, engineering professor Ken...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2015
... centennial Lightswarm Yerba Buena Center Pacific Worlds Oakland Museum of California boom staff The Boom List What to do, see, and read this spring in California Celebrate the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Institutions across SanFrancisco are commemorating the centenary of the 1915 fair...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 38–47.
Published: 01 March 2015
... on indivi- duals. Here, and in her photographs and films for the Oakland Museum of California s Pacific Worlds exhibition, Melesaine highlights one person at a time so that, story by story, California s connections to the people, cultures, and histories of the Pacific are revealed. Taken together...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): iii.
Published: 01 March 2015
... associate curator of contemporary history and trends at the Oakland Museum of California. She is a public historian of science and technology. R O B E R T G O T T L I E B is director of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. He is the author or coauthor of thirteen books...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Central Willard E. Worden, Untitled ((Clipper Ship in the Golden Gate circa 1904. COURTESY OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA. BOOM | S PR I NG 2015 5 Valley farming was starting to fill grain ships bound for far-off Pacificmarkets at the ports of Stockton and Sacramento. Ship- ment of grain, borax (amineral...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Depression. Based at the University of California Berkeley Department of Geography, the project has both preservation and public policy components, demonstrating the many immediate and long-term benefits of Roosevelt’s stimulus programs in contrast to the damage wrought by neoliberal austerity. © 2014 by...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California at Oakland s Museum of California. Opening on October 20 and running until April 2015, this exhibition looks at the artistic communities behind four pivotal times and places in the history of California art: San Francisco in the 1930s, the California School...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 7–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
... expensive bedroom community for tech workers who commute to jobs in Silicon Valley. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rebecca Solnit San Francisco The Mission Gentrification Google Bus Tech Shuttles Silicon Valley Facebook Twitter Google techies rebecca solnit...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 35–45.
Published: 01 December 2013
... California, standing on a platform at the Chabot Space Center in the hills above Oakland. It is night and below me stretches the East Bay, then the string of lights of the Bay Bridge and then San Francisco itself over the water. I m here to view celestial objects the center opens its telescopes to the public...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... throughout the nation, from Florida to North Carolina, New Jersey, Illinois, Nevada, and California during 2004 and 2005. As detailed in two reports by the Southern Poverty Law Center, black versus brown fights broke out in California high schools in Rialto, Oakland, San Jacinto, and, in Los Angeles, at Cren...