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November 2020

San Diego 101: The History of Our Region

November 10, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event CA United States

San Diego 101: The History of our RegionOLD TOWN TO NEW TOWN: THE DEVELOPMENT OF SAN DIEGO!TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2020 AT NOON ON ZOOM This Zoom webinar series of hour-long presentations will be led monthly by SDHC Community Historian Barry Goldlust. Barry is a dedicated volunteer who is passionate about bringing San Diego history to life. Before it was the second largest city in California, San Diego was a small Mexican pueblo. As the demographics quickly changed with statehood, however, the pueblo did…

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Recovering and Restor(y)ing Kumeyaay Women’s Role, Agency, and Power from the Oral Tradition

November 17, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event CA United States

RECOVERING AND RESTOR(Y)ING kumeyaay women's role, agency, and power from the oral traditionTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020 AT NOON ON ZOOM The stories we tell ourselves about how we came to be have important implications for identity and gender relations. For example, California Indian women, most well-known for basket making and ethnobotany, remain highly invisible in mainstream history. Colonial stereotypes about American Indian women creates the mythology that grandmothers and aunties lacked agency and power in Native communities and beyond. Dr.…

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December 2020

Special Preview of San Diego Memories III

December 1, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virtual Event CA United States

JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL PREVIEW OF SAN DIEGO MEMORIES III: A TIME OF CHANGE - The 1960’s and 1970 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2020 AT 5:30PM ON ZOOM As part of the San Diego History Center’s GIVING TUESDAY presentation , Roger Showley, author, historian and former San Diego Union Tribune writer will reveal some of the key moments in this period of our community’s past, as America experienced the Vietnam War, the civil rights movement, environmentalism and rock n’ roll.…

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San Diego 101: The History of Our Region

December 15, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event CA United States

San Diego 101: The History of our RegionVisions of Paradise: Hope Rides the Rails TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2020 AT NOON ON ZOOM This Zoom webinar series of hour-long presentations will be led monthly by SDHC Community Historian Barry Goldlust. Barry is a dedicated volunteer who is passionate about bringing San Diego history to life. Discover the history of downtown San Diego, the city’s first neighborhood, along with adjacent areas of National City and Logan Heights. Learn how visionaries’ investments, booms,…

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January 2021

San Diego 101: Dam the Water and Pray for Rain

January 12, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event CA United States

San Diego 101: The History of our Region DAM THE WATER & PRAY FOR RAIN TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020 AT NOON ON ZOOM The story of San Diego is inextricably bound up with the story of water; people cannot long survive in a region without access to this most vital resource. This presentation starts with a brief look at how indigenous groups, and early Spanish and Mexican settlers were shaped by water considerations. After California joined the United States, water…

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