News: Local history

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

One hundred years ago this week, the Yolo Causeway was dedicated in a four day celebration which lasted from May 11-14, 1916. When it was completed in 1916, the Yolo
May 11, 2016 • 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. C.F. Sauer Company’s
September 11, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
The last feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Yuba Pass, California. The image below,  from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1941.
September 8, 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. 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