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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 (2020) 97 (4): 34–55.
Published: 24 December 2020
... to the historical limits of political success for women at all levels of government. March Fong Eu University of California Berkeley San Francisco Chester Fong dental hygiene Mills College Stanford University Alameda County Board of Education Alameda County Board of Supervisors California State...
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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 (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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