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Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office

Overview
Works: 2,548 works in 4,826 publications in 1 language and 14,915 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Biographies  Oral histories 
Roles: Other
Classifications: Z231.5.P7, 686.0922
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Citizen participation in government by Lucile Heming Koshland( )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on San Francisco and New York Jewish communities; her San Francisco grandmother, Delia Fleishhacker; work with the League of Women Voters; educational interests. Photographs included. Appended: copies of letters and clippings relevant to the interview
The action and passion of our times : and related material by Caroline Moore Charles( )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on her involvement in volunteer work, as board member, trustee, chairman or president, of various organizations, including League of Women Voters, Stanford Hospital Auxiliary in San Francisco, Rosenberg Foundation, Stanford University Board of Trustees and KQED. Also includes information on her service as lecturer in community service, Mills College, 1949-59
Printing as a performing art. by Ruth Teiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The AIDS epidemic in San Francisco : the medical response 1981-1984( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Di Giorgios : from fruit merchants to corporate innovators by Robert Di Giorgio( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family winery and the California wine industry by Louis P Martini( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of his early life, association with various wineries. The development of Martini family properties, vine culture and winemaking techniques. Additional documentary materials included in separate box
Japanese-American relocation reviewed : interviews( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Julia Morgan architectural history project by Bancroft Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of a documentary photographer by Dorothea Lange( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lester Rowntree : California native plant woman. by Rosemary Levenson( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Lester Rowntree's family, friends and colleagues re her contributions to the field of conservation, horticulture and ecology, incuding information on her botanic explorations in California and the West, seed collecting and her California native seed business. Brief interview with Lester Rowntree herself included. Conducted by Rosemary Levenson for the Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Mildred E. Mathias. Copies of photographs and of documentary material supplementing the interviews inserted. Interviewees are as follows: Margaret Campbell. The Lester Rowntree Archive at the California Academy of Science; Robert Ornduff. California Native Plants: A Distinctive Flora; James Roof. Lester Rowntree: The female John Muir; Lester Rowntree. Apothegms; Cedric Rowntree. Lester Rowntree: Her Son's Perspective; Harriette Rowntree. The Daughter-In-Law's View: "It's Been Worth It;" Rowan Rowntree. A Totally Integrated Person; Lester Bradford Rowntree. Walk Softly in Nature; Patricia Rowntree Nash. Memories of Nanni-Esther; Nancy Rowntree, with Jennifer Rowntree. "Keep Your Pores Open and Keep Listening;" Heidi Rowntree Melas, with Erika Rowntree. She Gave an Example; Skee Hamann. Lester Rowntree: Fresh, Free Currents of Life; Jo Stallard. "She Was So Good." Appended: photocopies of additional documentary material, including transcripts of Rowan Rowntree's interviews with his grandmother Lester Rowntree, 1969 and 1971
Geraldine Knight Scott, 1904-1989, a woman in landscape architecture in California, 1926-1989 by Geraldine Knight Scott( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses her early impressions of the landscape of Idaho and Washington, her studies at UC Berkeley and Cornell, and early jobs in Beverly Hills and Marin County. Throughout her life she travelled as much as possible and she vividly recalls her trips to Europe and Japan. After her marriage to planner Mel Scott she became interested in housing and planning issues
"A printed word has its own measure" by Jack W Stauffacher( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Establishment of Greenwood Press in San Mateo and later in San Francisco; study in Italy; teaching at Carnegie Institute of Technology and establishment of New Laboratory Press; work at Stanford University Press; comments on his brother, Frank Stauffacher, Jr., the film maker. Photographs inserted. Appended: copies of his talk given at Roxburghe Club April 1969 and his Meditations; On a Pedagogical Discovery by Wilder Bentley, printed by Greenwood Press
Hope Mendoza Schechter : activist in the labor movement, the Democratic Party and the Mexican-American community by Hope Mendoza Schechter( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fisherman by trade by Dominic Ghio( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The State Department of Water Resources, 1975-1983 by Ronald B Robie( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses California water quality and conservation, north-south claims for water rights, Peripheral Canal legislation, and other water issues faced as director of the California Department of Water Resources
Robert Grabhorn : fine printing and the Grabhorn Press by Ruth Teiser( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marketing California wine and brandy by Alfred Fromm( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood and apprenticeship in Germany, association with various wineries in California, discussion of wine marketing business and business principles. The growth of the wine industry and the contributions of influential individuals. Additional documentary material included in a separate box
Landscape architecture : the profession in California, 1935-1940, and Telesis by Garrett Eckbo( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The honorable Thelton E. Henderson making a difference, the federal judiciary and civil rights in the United States, 1933-2002 by Thelton E Henderson( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cella family in the California wine industry by John B Cella( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cella discusses his family's involvement in the wine industry, their Roma Wine Company, and his career with Cella Vineyards, United Vintners, Allied Grape Growers, Heublein, and Guild Wineries and Distilleries
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityRegional Cultural History Project (University of California, Berkeley)

California Regional Oral History Office

California. University. Regional Oral History Office

Regional Oral History Office

Regional Oral History Office (Bancroft Library)

Regional Oral History Office, University of California

University of California, Berkeley Regional Oral History Office

Languages
English (128)