News: Local history

A collection of posts that shed a light on the city of Davis, California and the surrounding areas.
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Willits, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. Delong’s Motel, Willits, Calif., 1949 ...
August 4, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Westwood, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1947. Blue Ox Inn, Westwood, Calif., 1947. ...
July 28, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Weaverville, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1948. Weaverville Hotel, Weaverville, Calif., 1948. ...
July 14, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
Here is this week’s post in our Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) centennial series. This image is a plate from Views of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in Natural Colors. Tower of Jewels Illuminated at the PPIE, 1915. ...
July 10, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
Since the California State Fair opens this weekend in Sacramento, Gerome decided to feature the program from the the 1937 Fair. That year, the Fair ran from September 3-12 and featured performers such as the Vitaphone Four, the Six Candreva Brothers, Yvonne St. Claire, Jiggs, the motion picture monkey, ...
July 9, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Viola, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. Viola Resort, Viola, Calif., 1949. ...
July 7, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara