News: Local history

A collection of posts that shed a light on the city of Davis, California and the surrounding areas.

Here is this week’s post in our Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) centennial series. This image is from our Panama Pacific International Exposition Collection. Street scene…

September 4, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

Imagine Gerome’s surprise when he discovered Mark Twain in Shields Library! The Mark Twain bust, located on the second floor of the library, is part of the Sacramento…

September 4, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Yreka, California. The image below,  from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1941.

September 1, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Woodland, California. The images below are from our Eastman Originals Collection. Woodland Motel, Woodland,…

August 25, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

Here is this week’s post in our Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) centennial series. This image is from our Panama Pacific International Exposition Collection. Toyland Zone.

August 21, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Willows, California. The images below are from our Eastman Originals Collection. Willows Motel, 1949.

August 18, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara