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California History (2022) 99 (2): 32–58.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Warren C. Wood In October 1928, an amateur troupe at San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El performed the most famous play of Yiddish theater, The Dybbuk by S. An-sky (or Ansky). This production, only the third English-language staging of the play in the United States, was a signal event in the evolution...
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California History (2022) 99 (1): 73–93.
Published: 01 February 2022
... communities of San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles. Emancipation Day celebrations illustrate how black Californians in the state’s largest African American communities used ritualized celebration and public dialogue to construct their new civic identities as free black men and women. Emancipation Day...
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California History (2021) 98 (4): 59–86.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Stephen R. Duncan As the Second World War led to massive migrations, port cities swelled with workers and military personnel. Newly arrived residents sought leisure and social connections, and entertainment districts, such as San Francisco’s Tenderloin, Fillmore, and North Beach, expanded as well...
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California History (2021) 98 (2): 24–49.
Published: 01 May 2021
... (BSUs) founded in San Francisco and Seattle in 1966 and 1967, respectively. Indeed, this line of activism that originated with San Francisco’s BSU extended directly to Seattle. Careful study of the interracial alliances and community organization among these BSUs and other Black Power groups in this era...
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California History (2020) 97 (4): 34–55.
Published: 24 December 2020
... to the historical limits of political success for women at all levels of government. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California 2020 March Fong Eu University of California Berkeley San Francisco Chester Fong dental hygiene Mills College Stanford University Alameda County Board...
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California History (2020) 97 (3): 3–36.
Published: 01 August 2020
... installations, World War I, Public Health Service, California State Board of Health, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Oakland T HE 1918 1920 INFLUENZA PANDEMIC remains the deadliest influenza pandemic in re- corded history. It began in themidst ofWorldWar I (1914 1918), asmillions of com- batants fought...
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California History (2020) 97 (3): 86–121.
Published: 01 August 2020
... General Hospital in San Francisco, which was the largest of the four hospitals before the war. In addition to tripling in capacity, Letterman incorporated many of the Medical Department's new services, the most significant concerning orthopedics and physical rehabilitation. The army's embrace of the ethic...
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California History (2020) 97 (1): 3–32.
Published: 01 February 2020
... numbers of public murals—so many that such murals are often thought of as the typical form of New Deal art. They thus provide readily available examples of the long-term experience of New Deal art. San Francisco has a particularly rich collection of these murals. Some of them have been well cared for over...
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California History (2019) 96 (3): 77–96.
Published: 01 August 2019
... prevalent. He is most commonly recognized as building the first reinforced concrete bridge, San Francisco's Alvord Lake Bridge, which was built in 1890 and is still in use. Historical accounts of his work, however, are based chiefly upon secondary sources and are sometimes incorrect or misleading...
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California History (2014) 91 (4): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 2014
... be observed in the experimental process of law enforcement in San Francisco, where a diversity of political ordering and community visions competed for dominance in policing methods and ideology. The sudden convergence of a multitude of classes and ethnicities on the small peninsula of San Francisco from...