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8/50 Since the San Francisco Mime Troupe will be performing in Davis this Saturday, August 27, we decided that this week’s feature should highlight their organizational records. The San Francisco Mime Troupe is San Francisco’s critically acclaimed and oldest professional political musical theater. It began ...
August 23, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
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7/50 Since we’ve started to see trucks of recently harvested tomatoes on the local highways, we thought that it would be appropriate to feature the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records this week. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters ...
August 16, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
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6/50 In celebration of the centennial of Lassen Volcanic National Park which occurs today, we are featuring our Eastman’s Originals Collection, which holds a number of historic images of the park. The Eastman Originals Collection contains photographs, negatives, and postcards for a wide variety ...
August 9, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
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5/50 Early maps showing the Sacramento Valley and gold fields include this charming map. The Sacramento Valley from the American River to Butte Creek, 1849. A staff favorite because it shows a route from Sacramento to Benecia which crosses Putah Creek approximately where the City of Davis ...
August 4, 2016 • Dawn Collings
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4/50   In 1958, the University of California acquired the extensive personal library of C.K. (Charles Kay) Ogden, British linguist and philosopher. The University divided the library among the extant campuses: Berkeley, UCLA, Davis, Santa Barbara, and Riverside. The Davis library’s portion was nearly 10,000 ...
July 29, 2016 • Jenny Hodge