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From the Archive– Shades of L.A.

Project Director: Carolyn Kozo Cole; Project Historian: Kathy Kobayashi Shades of LA was a visual history project conducted by the Los Angeles Public Library in response to the devastating fire in 1986 that destroyed 20% of the Library’s collections, including much of its photographic holdings. When California Humanities was asked …

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Wonderland Radio Hour in Monte Rio

WONDERLAND RADIO HOUR Prairie Home Companion meets Amateur Radio Hour in a series of live radio shows to be recorded at the historic Rio Theater in beautiful downtown Monte Rio. This series of community-produced, community-inspired recorded programs will then be broadcast on KRCB Radio.   Each hour will showcase local musicians, …

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Undocumented Heart: Oakland’s Day Laborers Tell Their Stories

OAKLAND– Undocumented Heart: Oakland’s Day Laborers Tell Their Stories A free series of dialogues and exhibitions exploring the lives of undocumented  workers in the context of our  time through their testimony, words, works of art, poetry and prose All events take place at Peralta Hacienda Historic Park 2465 34th Avenue Oakland, …

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Grantee Highlight: Welga Filipino American Stories Archive of the Great Grape Strike of 1965

The Welga Project Digital Archive and Repository (a California Humanities-supported project) focuses on preserving and presenting primary sources regarding the Filipino American  activism, labor, and immigration history. The majority of the collection focuses on Filipino involvement in the Delano Grape Strikes and United Farm Worker history.  Explore the archive here: http://welgadigitalarchive.omeka.net/ …

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