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      • Thumb image for Native American Rock Art in CaliforniaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Native American Rock Art in California

        Grades: 3 to Undergraduate
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Library Sciences, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        For more than 40,000 years, humans have been inspired to create what archeologists call “rock art”: paintings and engravings on ...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Dams

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
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        Communism

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
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        Gold Rush

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for 1906 earthquakeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        1906 earthquake

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        The Letters of John Muir

        Grades: 4 to Graduate
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Library Sciences, Technology, Science, English-Language Arts
        The images in this topic are scanned copies of correspondence to and from the naturalist John Muir (1838-1914). They show how Mu...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        California Missions

        Grades: 4
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        These images of the California missions show the transformation of the mission structures over the past two centuries. Some show...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Serra, Junipero

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Transportation

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for World War IIResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        World War II

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        This primary source collection includes photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, tran...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Murder and MayhemResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Murder and Mayhem

        Grades: 4 to 5
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        These images of crime, revenge, and drug dens show why California was often called part of the "Wild West." With few actual law ...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Environmental ImpactResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Environmental Impact

        Grades: 4
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        The images in this group show mines, miners at work, and the tools they used. They also illustrate the effect of the mines and t...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for The Transcontinental RailroadResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Transcontinental Railroad

        Grades: 4, 8
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        The transcontinental railroad connected the east and west coasts of the United States with a single rail line. This had a profou...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for The Rise of TechnologyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Rise of Technology

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
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        At the turn of the 20th century, new technological advances such as electricity, flight, and the gasoline engine found expressio...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        Everyday Life and People

        Grades: 4, 8, 10 to 11
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        The images in this topic offer a glimpse of the ways people in cities and towns across California relaxed and entertained themse...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Help and a New DealResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Help and a New Deal

        Grades: 4, 11
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        These images show how the US government responded to the widespread unemployment of the Great Depression. They also illustrate t...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Everyday Life in Hard TimesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Everyday Life in Hard Times

        Grades: 4, 11
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        The images in this topic provide a look at the everyday lives of Californians during the decade of the 1930s. Although many peop...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for The Bracero ProgramResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Bracero Program

        Grades: 4, 11
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        These images show the first waves of Mexican workers traveling to California as part of the Bracero Program (1942-1964). They we...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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      • Thumb image for Richmond ShipyardsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Richmond Shipyards

        Grades: 4, 11
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        The war in Europe had an enormous impact on American industry. Wartime factory work created new job opportunities, such as build...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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        California and the Postwar Suburban Home

        Grades: 4, 11
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        These images by Los Angeles–based photographer Maynard L. Parker show suburban homes in California in the two decades following ...
        Contributor: Calisphere
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