E-Newsletter Archive

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April: Arab American history, Mexican-era California, and the Eames Archives
March: Women’s history, art in SF, and an underground garden
February: Black history, Remembrance Day, and the Hidden Histories project
January: The year in review


December: Short films, Mexican CA, and a newly discovered Gold Rush journal
November: Honoring Native American Heritage, Peoples Temple, and Hollywood Chinese
October: Honoring LGBT history, Día de los Muertos, and the Santa Fe Depot
September: Hispanic Heritage Month, the Chinese that built Wine Country, and a mysterious love letter
August: Celebrating Black Business Month, book lovers, and Hollywood history
July: A new collection, new programs, and VR + AR as history tools
June: Pride month, the great outdoors, and a curious new exhibition
May: CA’s surf culture, God’s eye, and Dr. Seuss’s secret art
April: Celebrating our historic parks, Earth Day, and jazz
March: Women who tell our stories, a humorous map, and modern tintypes
February: African American Genealogy, California Flower Market, and CA’s Oil History
January: The first wildlife refuge, the Bancroft women, and Walt Disney


December: NA
November: Indigenous History, Communists in Closets, Wildflowers and Black Panthers
October: California maps, Olmsted landscapes, and courtroom artist Rosalie Ritz
September: NA
August: Baseball, tattoos, a free community day, and new exhibit
July: CA’s French heritage, pirates, and a unique pepper tree
June: Celebrating CA history through parades, opera, and the great outdoors
May: Honoring CA’s diverse heritages, learning from the LA riots, and the abandoned locales of the Golden Coast
April: Eschscholzia Californica, the Russian advance, and a speakeasy bowling alley
March: Women’s voices in history, dude ranches, and a green tiger
February: Ms. Jones, a Chinese pioneer, and short shorts
January: New year initiatives, your opinion matters, and the legacy of a 1972 landmark exhibition