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Conference of CA Council for History Education

October 14, 2013

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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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Book Event: Winemakers of the Willamette Valley

September 20, 2013

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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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Free Screening of Portland Noir

September 20, 2013

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From shanghaied sailors to opium dens, Portland’s illicit past is legendary. “Mr. Chairman, I will state that there is one port on the Pacific Coast that has always been known as the greatest crimping den in America. I refer to the port of Portland.” —Andrew Furuseth, President, International Seamen’s Union, in testimony before Congress in […]

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San Diego Yesterday Author Event

June 12, 2013

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Bring your San Diego history questions and join author and archivist Rick Crawford Sunday June 16 at the Santa Ysabel Store & Backcountry Visitor Center for a special author talk.   The Way We Were in San Diego and San Diego Yesterday by Richard W. Crawford are available from the History Press and San Diego […]

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Tracing the Course of Willow Creek History

June 6, 2013

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“a marvelous blending of history and facts along with the warmth of personal interviews”–Susan Rappaport In the heart of California, not far from Yosemite, Willow Creek rises at eight thousand feet in the Sierra Forest, crashing through narrow granite canyons and meandering through serene mountain passes on its journey to meet the San Joaquin River […]

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