This image from the University Archives is of a dig site in Old Sacramento. In 1966 anthropology students at UC Davis were able to probe the remnants of Sacramento’s historic waterfront community within 10 by 10 foot grids. We know the when, and the where but not the who. So ...
September 21, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
Special Collections is excited to be participating again this year in the Sacramento Archives Crawl. This year’s event will occur from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  on Saturday, October 6, 2012. The California State Library, California State Archives, Center for Sacramento History and Sacramento Public Library will serve as hosts ...
August 28, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
This photograph from the University Archives has no description or  approximate date. It is obviously an early image of the University Farm seeing as how there are very few structures in the background or foreground. In fact are these people building or taking down a structure? Any ideas as to ...
August 24, 2012 • Jenny Hodge
In celebration of National Lighthouse Day on August 7, here is an image from our Eastman Originals Collection. Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City, Calif., 1949 ...
August 6, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
Colby E. “Babe” Slater (1896-1965) was the first University of California, Davis alumnus to win an Olympic gold medal. Slater graduated from the University Farm School (now the University of California, Davis) in 1917. An outstanding athlete, Slater played on the U.S. Olympic Rugby Team and won gold medals for ...
July 27, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara
Did you know that July 28, 2012 is the National Day of the Cowboy? In celebration of it, here is a photograph from our Eastman Originals Collection. At the Lakeview Round-Up, Lakeview, Ore., 1941. ...
July 25, 2012 • Sara Gunasekara