News: Local history

A collection of posts that shed a light on the city of Davis, California and the surrounding areas.
In celebration of the Fourth of July, Gerome presents this pamphlet, Live in Davis on the Fourth: the 1956 Fourth of July Program by the Davis Jr. Chamber of Commerce. As you can see the events celebrating the Fourth in Davis that year included: a gala booster dance, a parade, ...
July 1, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Volcano, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1947. St. George Hotel at Volcano, Calif., 1947. ...
June 30, 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. Ridgeway Tea Company’s exhibit at the PPIE, 1915. ...
June 26, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
You may have heard that the U.S. Senior Open is being played this week in Sacramento at the Del Paso Country Club. In celebration of it, Gerome presents this pamphlet from our California Collection, Del Paso Country Club: 50 Golden Years, 1916-1966. We also hold another volume, Del Paso ...
June 26, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Ukiah, California. The images below are from our Eastman Originals Collection. The Empire Motel, Ukiah, Calif., 1949. Casa del Ukiah Motel, Ukiah, Calif., 1949. ...
June 23, 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. Bean Spray Pump Company’s exhibit., PPIE, 1915. ...
June 19, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara