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Supplementing the Soil

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes efforts to improve the fertility of California's soils. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, nitrogen depletion in California's soils was a major concern. ... More


Why Were Northern Fur Seals Spared in Northern California? A Cultural and Archaeological Explanation

Adrian R. Whitaker and William R. Hildebrandt

in Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters: Integrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The biogeography of northern fur seals has been of interest throughout their prehistoric range, which stretched from southern California to the Bering Sea. This chapter traces the history of pinniped ... More


The World of Gun Enthusiasm

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This chapter describes the world of gun enthusiasm and shooting sports in the Northern California area. It describes a number of people who have made guns integral to their lives and discusses the ... More


A Process for Design

DAVID A. NADLER, michael l. tushman, and mark b. nadler

in Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The managers of the Hospitals and Health Plan (H/HP) operation under Kaiser Permanente's Northern California Region gave much attention to issues regarding the changing market forces and increasing ... More


Childhood on the Color Line in West Oakland:: Day Nurseries during the Interwar Years

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Sisters of the Holy Family and Northern Federation of California Colored Women’s Clubs answered the demand for childcare by repurposing houses in West Oakland. Welfare officials were wary of any ... More


Boomtown: Tumult and Triumph in Gold Rush San Francisco

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

San Francisco came into being with the suddenness of an explosion. The discovery of gold in the Sierra foothills in 1848 triggered an influx to Northern California of a quarter of a million people, ... More


Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics

Alex Schafran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520286443
eISBN:
9780520961678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286443.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How could Northern California, the wealthiest and most politically progressive region in the United States, become one of the earliest epicenters of the foreclosure crisis? How could this region ... More


Epilogue: Legacies of the First Century

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since the 1940s, thousands of Jews have arrived in the Bay Area every year, the great majority of them from East Europe, the group that since 1880 had been markedly underrepresented in San Francisco ... More


Both Sides of the Barricades: Jews and Class Conflict during the Depression

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Depression hit the diverse Bay Area economy with less ferocity than it struck the cities of the East and Midwest, or even Southern California. In 1931, unemployment in San Francisco was 12.5%, ... More


Introduction

Shirley Ann Wilson Moore

in To Place Our Deeds: The African American Community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215658
eISBN:
9780520927124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215658.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A blackwater on the San Francisco Bay in Northern California named Richmond was transformed into the typical war boomtown when Henry J. Kaiser and other defense contractors located four shipyards and ... More


A Glimpse at the Interviewees

Kaaryn S. Gustafson

in Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732311
eISBN:
9780814733394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732311.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter describes some of the salient background characteristics and histories of thirty-four welfare recipients in a Northern California county. Based on in-depth, semistructured interviews ... More


Bathhouse Daze

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts settles on concept that gay bathhouses in San Francisco are breeding ground for the emerging AIDS crisis and should be closed. Shilts’s reporting draws fire from gay community leaders who view ... More


Living within and without the Rules

Kaaryn S. Gustafson

in Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732311
eISBN:
9780814733394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732311.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on welfare recipients' compliance and noncompliance with welfare rules and regulations based on the results of interviews with thirty-four individuals in a Northern California ... More


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