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Bibliography of Davis History & Related Publications


A. Books

  1. Old North Davis: Guide to Walking a Traditional Neighborhood, Yolo County Historical Society, 1999. Excerpted at www.oldnorthdavishistory.org, folders 2.1 through 2.15 and reproduced at www.oldnorthdavishistory, folder 1.4.
  2. Davis, California 1910s-1940s, with Phyllis Haig, Arcadia, 2000. Excerpted at www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.3.
  3. Demolishing a Historic Hotel: A Sociology of Preservation Failures in Davis, California, Davis Research, 2003 and reproduced at www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 4.
  4. Davis: Radical Changes, Deep Constants, Arcadia. 2004. Excerpted at www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.2.

 

B. Booklets

  1. Davis Heritage Buildings: How Many To Begin With? How Many Left?  Yolo County Historical Society booklet number 7, 2000 and  www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 4.
  2. Davis City Council Elections, 1917-2000, Yolo County Historical Society booklet number 8, 2001 and www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.
  3. Picture Map Supplement to Old North Davis, Yolo County Historical Society booklet number 9. 2001 and www.oldnorthdavishistory.org, folder 1.4.
  4. Davis City Planning 1925-2005. 2006, www.oldnorthdavishistory.org, folder 1.6.
  5. Resurgent Old North Davis: The Story of a Historic, Traditional Neighborhood. 2007. www.oldnorthdavishistory.org. folder 1.1.
  6. E-500s People: Ten Decades on a Face-block in Davis, California. 2011. www.oldnorthdavishistory. folder 2.7.
  7. The Davis, CA 2nd Street 600s Over 15 Decades: From Four Homes to Shopping Mecca, www.davishistorytoday, 2011.
  8. Tiny Davis, CA: Small Size & Slow Growth From Founding to WWII. www.davishistorytoday.org, 2012.

 

C. History Graphics

  1. Davis History Timeline. 
  2. Major Shapers of Davis


D. Exhibitions

  1. Old North Davis. Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, Davis, CA, 1998-99.
  2. Davisville 1905: The Year the Town Woke Up, with Jim Becket, Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, Fall, 2005, University of California, Davis, Shields Library, Spring, 2006. Archived in the UCD Department of Special Collections. Guide to its contents posted at http://www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder xx, xx.
  3. The Old North Davis Neighborhood Association: Folders of Founding Documents With a Narrative, 2006, www.oldnorthdavishistory.org, folder 1.4, containing 5 subfolders.
  4. The December, 2000-January 2001 Street Tree Stand-Off Between City Officials and Davis Residents. http://www.oldnorthdavishistory.org/2-15-seventh-street/ONstTreStndoff.pdf/view
  5. The Davis History Traveling Library. Davis City Hall, July 2-31, 2007; Davis Public Library, January 2-31, 2008; Davis Senior Center, February 4-29, 2008.
  6. Davisville 1868: Twelve Months of Davis' Gestation. Four part display covering each quarter of the year 1868 honoring the 140th Anniversary Year of Davis. Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, February-December, 2008.
  7. E-500s People: A Sample. Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, CA, March-August 2011.
  8. The 2nd Street 600s Over 15 Decades: From Four Homes to Shopping Mecca, Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, July-October, 2011.
  9. Tiny Davis: Small Size & Slow Growth From Founding to WWII, Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, March -- September, 2012.
  10. Davis History Timeline, Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, August- ------, 2012.


E. Blogs

   1.  Old North Davis Chat, http://www.oldnorthdavischat.org, 2010- --.
    
   2.  Davis History Today, http://www.davishistorytoday.org, 2011- --.

 

F. Videotaped Seminar

  1. Financial Incentives for Rehabilitating Older Commercial Properties, Producer and Director, Videotaped seminar of three preservation experts meeting with Davis downtown property owners, 2001. Available from the Davis Downtown Business Association and local libraries.


G. Webmaster

  1. http://www.davishistoricalsociety.org, 2002 - ––
  2. http://www.davishistoryresearch.org, 2005 - ––
  3. http://www.oldnorthdavishistory.org, 2006 - –-
  4. http:www.johnlofland.org, 2010-2012.

   5. http:picasaweb.google.com/110278657375889577976 (search: john lofland's picasa gallery), 2011- --.

H. Articles

  1. "Lime Politics: The Selectively Progressive Ethos of Davis, California," with Lyn H. Lofland, Research in  Political Sociology, 3:245-268 (1987) and www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.2.8.
  2. "The Partansky Surprise Election of 1992," 1992, www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.2.9.
  3. "Pre-WWII View of Old North Davis: Pictures from Lofland and Haig, Davis, CA, 1910s-40s, Davis    Historical Society Papers on Davis History, Number 2, 2003, www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.3.
  4.  "Local History and Historic Preservation in Davis, CA," 2003, www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.
  5. "A 1920s-50s Student District in Davis, California," Davis Historical Society Papers on Davis History, Number 5, 2006, www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.3.
  6. "Downtown Davis 1950s-2000s: Tentative Units of a Faceblock Hiistory." Draft sections. www.davishistoryresearch.org, folder 6, "Research Projects," June, 2008.

 

I. Short Items in the Davis Enterprise

  1. “Many Davisites Owe Their Homes to Bowers,” Sunday,  September 2, 1997.
  2. “Civil Order,” (letter to the editor on first laws adopted by the first Davis government in 1917) January 27, 1998.
  3. “Make It Public,” (letter to the editor calling for public notices of new construction), April 22, 1998.
  4. “Davis Neighborhood Names: Conflicts, Confusions and the Old North,” Sunday, December 13, 1998.
  5. “The Davis History Quiz,” (With Lynn & Bob Campbell with the sponsorship of the Yolo County Historical Society) Sunday, September 5, 1999.
  6. “Davis’ Heritage: Is It Surviving? Analysis show just over half of pre-1945 buildings remain.” Sunday,  January 9, 2000.
  7. “Ignoring History,” (letter to the editor) Monday, October 18, 1999.
  8. “Dignity of Process,” (letter to the editor) Monday, November 1, 1999.
  9. “Core Area Defined,” (letter to the editor) December 7, 1999.
  10. “Ten Reasons to Rethink the Terminal Hotel Building,” (with Heather Caswell), Sunday, June 4, 2000.
  11. “’Facadectomy’ is one way that the Terminal Hotel could be saved,” Sunday, June 11,2000.
  12. “Inconsistent Action,” (letter to the edtior), Wednesday, June 21, 2000.
  13. “Our urban forest is threatened: Rather than plant smaller trees, why don’t we just put the power lines underground?” Sunday, December 24, 2000.
  14. “Let’s Protect Trees” (letter to the editor) Monday, January 8, 2001.
  15. “The Recent Debate Over the Design of Fifth Street,” June 19, 2005.
  16. “Blog Poster Stands By His Point,” (letter to the Editor)  February 1, 2007.


J. Items On or Involving John Lofland & Davis History in the Davis Enterprise

  1. “Where’s Old North Davis?” Bob Dunning, Sunday, November 15, 1998.
  2. “Old North Davis Book Unveiled.” staff, Monday, November 16, 1998.
  3. “Local History,” staff, Monday, November 16, 1998.
  4.  “Visit ‘Old North Davis’ on your own guided walking tour,” Elisabeth Sherwin, Sunday, November 22, 1998.
  5. “NEWS FROM THE NORTH,” Bob Dunning, Tuesday, November 24, 1998.
  6. “Lofland to speak at bookstore,” staff, Thursday, December 3, 1998.
  7. “Seventh booklet on Davis heritage buildings debuts,” staff, Friday, March 10, 2000.
  8. “New book collects early Davis history in old photos,” Elisabeth Sherwin, Sunday, April 23, 2000.
  9. “Authors of Davis books to visit The Avid Reader,” staff, Thursday, May 25, 2000.
  10. “Author: closest thing town has to a historian,” Elisabeth Sherwin, Thursday, October 19, 2000.
  11. “Trees’ Cutting Halted For Now,” Melanie Turner, Wednesday, December 6, 2000.
  12. "Thanks, John, for going out on a limb," Bob Dunning, December 8, 2000.
  13. “A piece of Davis history is missing: Where’s 1964 in paper’s archives?” Monday, January 15, 2001.
  14. “Davisites show passion for trees: Residents want to ax PG&E plan,” Melanie Turner, Friday, January 19, 2001.
  15. “’64 Davis Enterprise Issues Found,” “So what was in the news in 1964?” Elisabeth Sherwin, Wednesday, July 11, 2001.
  16. “Davis Historical Society is officially established,” Elisabeth Sherwin, Monday, November 18, 2002.
  17. “Cottages, office to get tour,” staff, Sunday, November 9, 2002.
  18. “A tribute to the Terminal,” Beth Curda, Sunday, June 8, 2003.
  19. “Lincoln Highway celebrated Monday,” staff, Sunday, August 31, 2003.
  20. “Local author to discuss history of Davis,” Elisabeth Sherwin, Tuesday, November 9, 2004.
  21.  “History of Davis Highlighted in Exhibit—Display Features Struggle to Bring State Farm to Town.” September 1, 2005.
  22. “’Davisville 1905’ Exhibit on Display.” October 20, 2005.
  23. “Historic Old North Davis Marked by New Signs,” Elisabeth Sherwin. May 1, 2006.
  24. “The truth keeps getting caught in the Web,” Bob Dunning, January 26, 2007.
  25. "Choosing what's important in the history of Davis," Marion Franck, October 21, 2007.
  26. "See city's early hotels, Bars," February 8, 2008.
  27. "Hattie Weber Museum Celebrates Davis People, March 10, 2011.
  28. "Brick Sales Return to Weber Museum," March 18, 2011.
  29. "Hattie Weber Exhibit Examines Second Street Changes," July 8, 2011.
Such Items in Other Papers
  1. “Professor pens book on Old Davis,” Eleeza Agopian, California Aggie, Tuesday, November 24, 1998.
  2. “Book showcases Davis beginnings,” David Conner, California Aggie, Wednesday, December 2, 1998.
  3. “Saving History,” Jessica Mosby,” California Aggie, Monday July 21, 2003.

 

K. Other Short and Fugitive Items

  1. “A Walking Tour of E Street,” Discover Davis Magazine (Commissioned & paid for article, but magazine yet to be published). Text posted at www.oldnorthdavishistory.org.
  2. Announcements, notes, editorials, reports as editor of 16 issues of Davis History Matters, published between December, 2002 and June, 2004, copies archived at www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 3.1. A few of the longer items are listed below.
  3. “Researching 1917-City Davis Buildings,” (15 suggested sources and actions) www.davishistorialsociety.org, folder 1.1
  4. “Table of Voting Trends,  1920-2000. (Davis population, voter registration, and voting by decade) www.davishistorical society.org. folder 1.1.
  5. “Buildings Constructed in Four Periods, Davis, California, 1868-1945, (a table with explanatory notes), www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder l.1.
  6. “The Lincoln Highway Markers in Davis,” remarks at the September 1, 2003 proclamation of Lincoln Highway Davis in Davis. Posted at www.davishiostoricalsociety.org, folder 3.1.
  7. “Brouhaha Over the Terminal Hotel Exhibit in the Chen Building,” davisvilletoday, September, 2004.
  8. “The Davis Historical Society as a Post-Modern Web Organization,” davisvilletoday, December, 2004.
  9. "Chart of Nine Periods of Davis History," 2004, www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.
  10. “Fair Access for the Twelve User Groups of 5th Street,” davisvilletoday, August, 2005.
  11. “Three Worlds of History Organizations & a Local History Implication,” davisvilletoday, October, 2005.
  12. “Davis History on Display in Publically-accessible Places in Davis,” 2005. www.davishistoryresearch.org. folder  2. places, oddball page.
  13. "Davis Population Trends, 1868-2000," (Population by decade presented as raw numbers, a grey-scale chart and a color chart) 2005, www.davishistoricalsociety.org, folder 1.
  14. “Davis History Research Group Forms,” davisvilletoday, February, 2006.
  15. “Guest Commentary: Dunning’s Reckless History of Davis,” People’s Vanguard of Davis, January 25, 2007.

 

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