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. Laughlin Fruit Company’s exhibit. Citrus Cream, 1915. ...
April 17, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Quincy, California. The images below are from our Eastman Originals Collection. Lariat Lodge, Quincy, Calif., 1961. Ranchito Motel Quincy, Calif., 1948. “Hotel Quincy” – Quincy, Calif., undated. ...
April 14, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
Here is this week’s post in our Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) centennial series. This image is the frontispiece from The Jewel City: Its Planning and Achievement; Its Architecture, Sculpture, Symbolism, and Music; Its Gardens, Palaces, and Exhibits by Ben Macomber. The caption reads: “Looking through the ARCH OF THE ...
April 10, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Paxton, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. Rainbow’s End Resort, Paxton, Feather River Canyon, Calif., 1949. ...
April 7, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
Here is this week’s post in our Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) centennial series. This image, from the Vera Gottlieb Collection, is a PPIE season ticket book. The book contained 288 tickets, one for each day of the PPIE. PPIE season ticket book   ...
April 3, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara
This week’s feature in our Travel Tuesday series takes us to Paradise, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1958. Palos Verdes Motel, Paradise, Calif., 1958. ...
March 31, 2015 • Sara Gunasekara