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Works: 7,499 works in 7,812 publications in 1 language and 8,420 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  History  Interviews  Biographies  Legends  Personal narratives 
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Classifications: E99.Y97, 398.2097941
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The spirit of 1906 by George W Brooks( )

1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the days that followed the great earthquake of 1906, stories of loss and hardship filled papers and journals. More than 300,000 were homeless by nightfall either from the quake or by fire. However, business had to go on, and George Brooks and the California Insurance Company were picking up the pieces of one of the greatest civic disasters in history. The Spirit of 1906 offers one man's tale of survival and the coming hardships of his personal and professional life.?
A fisherman and whaler : recollections of the Richmond Whaling Station, 1958-1972 by Pratt Nelson Peterson( )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes his career as a whaler, the life at sea, types of whales, anti-whaling sentiments, and the closing of the Richmond Whaling Station. He also speaks of his family background and Mormon upbringing
San Francisco imperishable by Southern Pacific Company( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making opportunities in vision care by Marvin Poston( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his family background and education, his experience as one of few black students at Berkeley in the 1930's, his optometry practice, and the vision services he founded for minority young people and labor unions, as well as his assistance to young professional men and women starting their practices
Business, family, and personal philanthropy in Peru, China, and the United States by Isabel Wong-Vargas( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses family and early years in Peru, China, and Hong Kong; return to Peru and businesses there in 1951; being a business woman in Berkeley, Calif., since 1966; gives her thoughts on women in business, philanthropy, higher education; compares Chinese, Peruvian, and American cultures
Stories of a second-generation ironworker from Iowa : by Ira Dale Mays( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mays discusses his family background, Waterloo, Iowa; Free Methodist Church; move to Richmond, WWII; Kaiser Shipyards: schedule, supervision, pranks, women welders; ironworkers: health risks, women and minorities in trade, work on Richmond- San Rafael Bridge; postwar Richmond
Reflections of a longtime black family in Richmond by Harry Wheaton Williams( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Williams' describe their family backgrounds, the racial climate in Richmond before and after World War II, their observations of the impact of the tremendous influx of people during the War years and changes in Richmond since then
A California Supreme Court justice looks at law and society, 1964-1996 by Allen E Broussard( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 volumes: 1991-92 Public hearings on racial & ethnic bias in the California state court system (1993); Fairness in the California state courts (1993); and, Racial and ethnic composition of the California trial courts (1995)
Increasing opportunities in chemistry, 1936-1986 by Lloyd N Ferguson( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses in youth in Oakland, Calif., and studies at the University of California, Berkeley; his career at Howard University and at California State University, Los Angeles; activities in the American Chemistry Society, National Institutes of Health, and other professional programs for minority students; the National Association of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers; and race relations
A World War II journey : from Clarksdale, Mississippi to Richmond, California, 1942 by Lucille Preston( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preston discusses her Mississippi childhood; move to Richmond, 1942; shipyard welder, 1942-1945: daily schedule, training program; press operator, Treasure Island, 1946-1966; North Richmond residence; North Richmond Baptist Church
In search of the California dream : from Houston, Texas to Richmond, California, 1943 by Eddie Eaton( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses growing up in Houston, Texas, blacks in golf, life in Richmond, California since 1943, the Painters' Union, work in Kaiser shipyard, social life (including blues clubs and churches), move to an all white neighborhood in 1956, and opportunities for black people
Yurok myths by A. L Kroeber( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city in transition : Richmond during World War II : by Clifford Metz( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metz discusses Richmond during World War II: Ford tank depot, Kaiser Shipyards, new population, changes in racial composition, local entertainment, war housing; Richmond School Department, 1940s; postwar housing; decline of downtown; with an appended interview on family background and early work
Recollections of Point San Pablo and San Francisco Bay by Alan Clarke( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Point Richmond in the 1920's; Capt. Raymond Clarke and the Richmond-San Rafael Ferry Co.; labor disputes; the black population and racial tensions; World War II changes; bay pollution; Thoman Crowley and the Crowley Maritime Corp.; California bar pilots; the Port of Richmond and the future of Richmond's waterfront
Education of an economist : from Fulbright scholar to the Federal Reserve Board, 1951-1979 : by Emmett J Rice( )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rice discusses the experiences of an African American student at City College of New York, 1937-1941, and UC Berkeley, 1946-1954, including International House, Berkeley Fire Dept.; U.S. Air Force specialized business training; doctoral studies in India; racial discrimination in higher education and employment; board of governors, Federal Reserve Board, and other career appointments; family and southern childhood recollections
Director, Community Resources for Independent Living : an African-American woman's perspective on the independent living movement in the Bay Area, 1960s-1980s by Johnnie Lacy( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood in Arkansas, Louisiana, and McCloud, California; Chico State University, 1954-1956; contracting polio, 1956, and rehab at Fairmount Hospital, San Leandro; majoring in speech therapy at an inaccessible San Francisco State University, 1958-1960; work for Volunteer Bureau of Alameda County; black nationalist and civil rights movements in Oakland; Alameda County Health Department; anti-poverty work for Oakland Economic Development Council, 1965-1968; West Oakland Community Development Center, 1969; graduate studies in sociology at UC Berkeley, 1969-1972; Model Cities Program; UC Office of the President, 1973; Antioch College West, project coordinator, 1973-1977; reflections on the 504 demonstration, San Francisco, 1977 and independent living movement (CIL, DLRC, and DREDF); Community Resources for Independent Living, Inc., 1981-94; reflections on outreach to people of color with disabilities
Recollections of a singing shipbuilder by Lewis Van Hook( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Hook discusses his Arkansas childhood; move to Richmond, 1943; Kaiser Shipyard worker, 1943-1945; Singing Shipbuilders gospel quartet, 1943-1946; postwar changes in Richmond; advice to younger generations
San Francisco Bay Area writers and artists : and related material by Elsie Martinez( )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of her father, Herman Whitaker, her husband, Xavier Martinez, and of Jack London, George Sterling, Ambrose Bierce, Joaquin Miller, and other writers and artists; life in Piedmont and Carmel; Harriet Dean and the Little Review; her daughter and son-in-law, artists Micaela and Ralph DuCasse. Copies of clippings and Mrs. Baum's correspondence with Mrs. Martinez included. Photographs inserted. With this: booklet on Carmel containing article by Mrs. Martinez on Carmel Mission, and another publication featuring an article about her
First among equals : California legislative leadership, 1964-1992 by Willie L Brown( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tapes 1-14 interviews with Brown. Tapes 15-18: interviews with Bob Connelly. Tape 19: interview with Joanne Murphy. Tapes 20-21 : interview with John Mockler. Tapes 22-23: interview with Steven Thompson. lacking). Tapes 24-25: interview with John De Luca
A family's roots in Richmond : recollections of a lifetime resident by Stanley Nystrom( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of a lifetime in Richmond, California. Topics include: schools, Japanese and black communities, Winehaven, whaling, Todd-California Shipyards, WWII era, recruitment of Kaiser shipyard workers, housing, Japanese internment, and redevelopment in the 1960's
 
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