Monday, October 5, 2020

Week 2: The 2020 Sacramento Archives Crawl

Welcome to Week 2 of the 2020 Sacramento Archives Crawl. 

(Watch Now!) Monday, October 5: Come take an enjoyable walking tour through the good offices of the Yolo County Archives. An intimate look at a terrific repository on the other side of the river.

(Watch Now!) Tuesday, October 6: The California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives opens its doors to one of the coolest special libraries and archives in the Sacramento Region. Ephemera, photographs, corporate documents are a treasure trove for train enthusiasts, academics and writers.

(Watch Now!) Wednesday, October 7: The Special Collection and Archives of the University of California at Davis brings a timely overview of its exhibit on the centennial of the 19th Amendment with "Votes for Women," an outstanding presentation covering the suffrage fight on the national, state and local levels.

(Watch Now!) Thursday, October 8: Following up on two great videos, here's an informative click-through presentation by the El Dorado Historical Society that covers the welcome arrival of the railroad to El Dorado County.

(Watch Now!) Friday, October 9: Our friends at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park bravely go live with a look at one of the seminal spots/events in the history of California, the West, and the nation:

(Watch Now!) Saturday, October 10: Have you ever been able to take in the enormity of the California State Archives? Well, if not, you can now! What is certainly the largest and most comprehensive repository in the Sacramento Region, is placed on display in this brief, but highly pleasing tour.

Sunday, October 11: We round out Week 2 with this outstanding presentation on the impact of the grape industry on San Joaquin County, done by the San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum. Wonderful archival material and sharp narration make for a lovely visit with our friends to the south.

Check back on Monday, October 12, for the schedule for Week 3!

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