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California History. 2016; 93328–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.3.28
Published: 01 August 2016
... small government libertarians. During a period of massive global migration that transformed the city into an immigrant metropolis, this coalition successfully placed secession on the November 2002 municipal ballot. Critics of secession decried Valley independence as latter day white flight and a means...
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California History. 2019; 96299–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.2.99
Published: 01 May 2019
... coming to this country are as free as European immigrants they come here free. Kwong framed Chinese migrations (and freedom) in relation to the transforma- tion of European provinciality into New World whiteness, distancing themselves from the legacies of slavery in North America, claiming participant...
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California History. 2019; 96219–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.2.19
Published: 01 May 2019
... him work. Chinese were be- ing driven out of the gold districts in California, but Jow Kee got a job at an Americanmining company. Gold mining was now big business, with companies doing hydraulic mining. Jow Kee was strong and eager to work. He was also likable. The white bosses kept him on, and he...
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California History. 2017; 94320–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.3.20
Published: 01 November 2017
..., shipyards and industry, hazardous labor conditions G LOSSY, FULL-PAGE spreads with picturesque nature scenes and happy white families frolicking in the beauty and bounty of Northern California beckoned wartime Americans, encouraging flight from traditional industrial centers to new defense industries begun...
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California History. 2017; 9444–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.4.4
Published: 01 November 2017
...-Fong Bakery Fountain by 1935: We had a beautiful, long counter, the latest equipment, stainless steel, nice-looking bakery cases full of fancy, decorated cakes and flaky French pastries, and it was the first place, you know, that had uniforms in Chinatown, regular soda fountain uniforms, all white. I...
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California History. 2017; 9411–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.1.1
Published: 01 May 2017
... these regions have remained consistently red in the previous twenty-five years, their fate was not destiny. The votes in these regions were made by people, yet the narrative to describe them remains surprisingly unsophisticated. Typically, such voters are simply and only described as white and rural...
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California History. 2016; 93420–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.4.20
Published: 01 November 2016
... known that life in the United States would be difficult, and though they had few material comforts, they were forging a community of working families supporting one another in an unfamiliar land. Suddenly they became aware of a stranger approaching them, a middle-aged white woman whose footsteps had...
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California History. 2016; 93352–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.3.52
Published: 01 August 2016
... expansion, middle-class flight, and socio-cultural constitution all give the greater Eastside of L.A. an important role in the social history of land use and planning.5 The evolution of cultural identity and memory in unincorporated East Los Angeles, both in scholarship and in the popular imagination, makes...
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California History. 2016; 93375–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.3.75
Published: 01 August 2016
... to enforce a set of distinctly white, middle-class, Protestant moral values among communities of working-class minorities and immigrants. Her work demonstrates that the practitioners of surveillance in the United States were more numerous and varied than the historiographical emphasis suggests, while...
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California History. 2016; 93261–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.2.61
Published: 01 May 2016
... beaches up to three times their original size and destroyed old piers and barracks to make room for brand-new accommodations, parking lots, and freeways. The members of this powerful beach lobby reinvented the beach experience for the suburban age, effectively prevent- ing a much-feared white flight...
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California History. 2016; 9324–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.2.4
Published: 01 May 2016
... fought in the 1950s and 1960s in various parts of the Greater Los Angeles area. In an era before some of the better-known issues CALIFORNIA HISTORY 13 faced by public schools in the region emerged including large-scale busing of students for desegregation, white flight from the LAUSD, and the slashing of...
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California History. 2016; 93217–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.2.17
Published: 01 May 2016
... into Los Angeles from “back East” and the Midwest. Streetcar suburbs, the earliest form of urban flight, emerged on what were then the outer fringes of the city, initiating perpetual sprawl. While the city's massive growth in the 1920s as well as extensive post–World War II suburbanization cannot be...
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California History. 2016; 93231–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2016.93.2.31
Published: 01 May 2016
... an admonishment that the episode was a dis- graceful desecration of the marriage ceremony. On closer analysis, however, the flight of Mrs. Root and Henry Fairbanks was not a spur-of-the-moment fling driven by passion or money, but rather the culmination of a long-standing dynamic that had developed...
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California History. 2015; 92127–52 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2015.92.1.27
Published: 01 May 2015
... largest concentration from southern Italy.35 Less than 1 percent of this population was born and raised in San Francisco, while fewer than 10 percent had lived in the City by the Bay prior to moving to El Cerrito.36 In other words, El Cerrito did not consist of a white flight population as that term is...
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California History. 2014; 9146–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2014.91.4.6
Published: 01 November 2014
... civic role. Oakland was struggling to adapt to suburban and postindustrial conditions the corrosive decline of downtown retailing and citywide manufacturing, and the economic devastation brought about by white flight and eventually embarked on a time-consuming and only partly successful urban renewal...
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California History. 2014; 91342–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2014.91.3.42
Published: 01 November 2014
... AIDS in the History if Male Flight Attendants (Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2013), 117. 26. Spree News Pictorial , October 1971. Author's personal collection. 27. Jon Platania, interview by author, Ian Baldwin, March 2014. 1. Letters to Pat Rocco, 8.31.80 and...
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California History. 2013; 90242–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41936500
Published: 01 January 2013
... Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California (Berke- ley: University of California Press, 1994), Nayan Shah's Con- tagious Divides: Epidemics and Race in San Francisco's Chinatown (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001). 4 Johnson, The Sting of the Wasp, 2, 4; 5...
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California History. 2012; 8939–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/23215874
Published: 01 January 2012
..., lifting their crests with a mighty roar and hurling themselves upon the fated ship, as if determined to destroy her utterly." Watkins set up a white tent (right, middle ground) to house his darkroom, where over the course of a few days he documented the ship's disintegration. Courtesy of the California...
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California History. 2012; 89323215871 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/23215871
Published: 01 January 2012
... Kathleen W. Whalen, Sacramento Mr. Warren R. White, San Francisco Mr. Thomas J. White, Oakland Mr. Ed & Mrs. Patti White, Los Altos Mrs. J. Wiest, Riverside Mrs. Edwin Woods, Santa Maria Ms. Nancy C. Woodward, Carmichael Mr. Robert A. Young, Los Angeles Ms. Deborah Zepnick, Calabasas CORPORATE, FOUNDATION...
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California History. 2012; 89441853216 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41853216
Published: 01 January 2012
..., San Francisco Josh Weinstein & Lisa Simmons, Santa Monica Ms. Willy Werby, Burlingame Miss Nancy P. Weston, Scotts Valley Walter & Ann Weybright, San Francisco Kathleen W.Whalen, Sacramento Mr. Warren R.White, San Francisco Mr. Thomas J. White, Oakland Mr. Ed & Mrs. Patti White, Los Altos Mrs. J...