Acknowledgements

The California Historical Society (CHS) would like to thank the California Department of Education and the San Francisco Unified School District for their support of this project.

Teaching California would not be possible without the passionate and engaged work of our partners at the California History Social-Science Project (CHSSP), led by Executive Director Nancy McTygue. We thank her Statewide Office team at the University of California, Davis: Assistant Director Tuyen Tran, and Program Coordinators Shelley Brooks, Beth Slutsky, and Shennan Hutton.

The California Historical Society (CHS) would like to thank the California Department of Education and the San Francisco Unified School District for their support of this project. 

For her vision and leadership in establishing Teaching California, we would like to recognize Dr. Anthea M. Hartig, Ph.D.

A special thanks are extended to the staff at the California Historical Society for their valuable support of this project: 

Interim Executive Director Janet Berckefeldt; Susan Anderson (Director of Collections, Library, Exhibitions, and Public Programming); Library and Collections Staff: Kerri Young (Project Manager), Frances Kaplan (Reference Archivist), Marie Silva (Archivist & Manuscripts Librarian), Jaime Henderson (Archivist), Al Bersch (Metadata Librarian), Debra Kaufman (Library Reproductions & Reference Associate), Erin Hurley (Project Archivist), Marissa Friedman (Imaging Technician), Lynda Letona (Library Assistant); Development Staff: Tim Evans (Graphic Designer), Jason Herrington (Director of Development), Katie Peeler (Marketing Associate); Accounting Staff: Pam Garcia; Webmaster: Eric Satzman

Navigation North has played an essential role in developing this website and lending their educational expertise to Teaching California

Funders

CHS would like to thank our primary funding partners at the California Department of Education and the San Francisco Unified School District.

In addition, CHS would like to thank a host of scholars, reviewers, consultants and institutions for lending their time and expertise to this project:  

  • Adrianna Young, History graduate student, UC Davis
  • Anya Free, History graduate student, UC Davis
  • Cameron L. Johnson, History graduate student, UC Davis
  • Carey Seal, Associate Professor, UC Davis
  • Carlos Salomon, Professor, Cal State East Bay
  • Cecilia Tsu, Associate Professor, UC Davis
  • Chris Tuscuik, Understudy Digital
  • Clifford Trafzer, Distinguished Professor of History, Rupert Coso Chair in American Indian Affairs, UC Riverside
  • Dale Crandall- Bear, Professor, Solano Community College
  • David DeVore, Assistant Professor, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Edward R. Dickinson, Professor and Department Chair, History, UC Davis
  • Eileen Wallis, History Dept. Professor and Chair, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Elaine Elinson, Author and Researcher
  • Elizabeth Grennan Browning, University of Indiana
  • Ellen Hartigan-O’Connor, Associate Professor and Acting Associate Dean, UC Davis
  • Janet Mann, California Department of Education
  • Jannette Sundstedt, Teacher, Dixon Unified School District
  • Jessica Williams, High School Teacher and UC Davis History Project Teacher Consultant
  • John Hogan, Public Programs & Exhibitions, Society of California Pioneers
  • Kathryn Olmsted, Professor and Interim Chair, UC Davis
  • Kay Peterson, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
  • Khal Schneider, CSU Sacramento 
  • Laura Kenney, Editor
  • Linda Yamane, Rumsian Ohlone artist, basket weaver, author
  • Lisa Materson, Associate Professor, UC Davis
  • Lorena Oropeza, Professor of History, UC Davis
  • Meghan Selway, UC Davis History Project Teacher Consultant
  • Meleia Simon-Reynolds, History graduate student, UC Irvine
  • Meleia Simon-Reynolds, History graduate student, UC Irvine
  • Michelle Lorimer, Author and Lecturer, CSU San Bernardino
  • Nicole Gilbertson, Director, The UC Irvine History Project
  • Nils Grossien, Managing Director, The Jerry Berndt Estate
  • Olivia Humphrey, History graduate student, UC Irvine
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Phyllis Goldsmith, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project
  • Power of Democracy
  • Robert Senkewicz, Scholar and Professors in History, Santa Clara University
  • Roland Hui, independent historian
  • Rose Marie Beebe, Scholar and Professor in Spanish, Santa Clara University
  • Sonia S. Ng, Historian, Contract Researcher for the Hong Kong Museum of History
  • Stacey Greer, Director, History Project at UC Davis
  • Steve Velasquez, National Museum of American History
  • Sarah Smith, Teacher, Elk Grove Unified School District
  • Tricia Cowen, Teacher, Vacaville Unified School District
  • Automobile Club of Southern California
  • Biblioteca comunale dell’Archiginnasio, Bologna
  • Black Gold Cooperative Library System
  • Black Gold Cooperative Library System
  • Brown University, John Carter Brown Library
  • California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and Research, University of California, Riverside
  • California State Archives
  • California State Library
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
  • California State University, Los Angeles
  • California State University, Northridge
  • California State University, Sacramento, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, via CSU’s Japanese American Digitization Project
  • Chapman University Archives and Special Collections
  • Comune di Bologna Istituzione Biblioteche
  • David Rumsey Map Collection
  • Hoover Institution Library and Archives
  • Ilka Hartmann Photography
  • Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia
  • Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia
  • Library of Congress
  • Liz Mangelsdorf
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Los Angeles Public Library
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Mariner’s Museum and Park
  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
  • Mission Santa Ines
  • National Anthropological Archives
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • National Museum of American History
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • National Park Service
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
  • Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
  • ONE Archives, National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
  • Prelinger Archives
  • Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
  • San Francisco State University, Labor Archives and Research Center
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Society of California Pioneers
  • Stanford Libraries
  • State Library of Massachusetts
  • Sylvia Mendez
  • The Bracera Archive/ Smithsonian National Museum of American History
  • The British Museum
  • The Claremont Colleges Library
  • The Cultural Conservancy
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum
  • The metropolitan Museum of Art
  • U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
  • U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, San Francisco
  • UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
  • UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • United States Senate
  • United Students Against Sweatshops
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries
  • University of Oregon Libraries
  • University of Pittsburgh, Archives & Special Collections | University Library System (ULS)
  • University of Southern California, California Historical Society Collection 
  • University of Southern California, East Asian Library
  • University of Southern California, Jerry Berndt Collection
  • Virtual Jamestown, UVA Digital History
  • Yale University Art Gallery