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Conference of CA Council for History Education

October 14, 2013

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History Press table at Grow Cook Savor in Sacramento June 2013. Courtesy Aubrie Koenig.

Drop by the California Museum lobby in Sacramento on October 25th or 26th during the 8th Annual Conference for the California Council for History Education and say hello to the History Press… Commissioning editor Aubrie Koenig will be joined by historian and author Annette Kassis on Friday with the possibility of special giveaway items on […]

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St. Mary’s College & Black Friday

October 3, 2013

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Saint Mary’s College in 2009. Courtesy of St. Mary's College.

As Saint Mary’s College of California celebrates its sesquicentennial, the History Press looks forward to a new book chronicling the college’s enduring legacy. In this special History Press West feature, author and historian Ronald Eugene Isetti offers a unique look at one of the critical points in St. Mary’s College history. Black Friday Ronald Eugene […]

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Book Event: Winemakers of the Willamette Valley

September 20, 2013

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Cristom Vineyards winery and vineyard at harvest time. John D’Anna

Mark your calendars for September 28, 2013, when Cristom Vineyards in Salem, Oregon, will host a special Harvest Market event with fine wine, delicious food, live music, and… books! History Press authors Vivian Perry and John Vincent will be at the event to sign copies of Winemakers of the Willamette Valley: Pioneering Vintners of Oregon’s […]

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New from History Press West: Tragedy at Southern Oregon Tunnel 13

September 20, 2013

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Southern Oregon Historical Society #6791.

I consider the crime in which these brothers were involved among the most serious in the criminal annals of this state. —Special Prosecutor George Neuner The DeAutremont brothers were looking for a big score. They brought dynamite, guns and a getaway car. On October 11, 1923, at the summit of the Siskiyou Mountains in Southern […]

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Introducing Fremont Older & The 1916 San Francisco Bombing

September 20, 2013

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Courtesy John C. Ralston.

A tragic bombing. Two men falsely accused. One journalist seeking justice. On Saturday, July 22, 1916, as “Preparedness Day” parade units assembled south of San Francisco’s Market Street, a terrorist bomb exploded, killing ten people and wounding forty. San Francisco was outraged. Instead of searching for the perpetrators, however, the district attorney used the bombing […]

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