Estella Inda

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Lowrider car
Photo Credit: Suzanne Lopez (in blog image) and Maria Herrera (blog icon image) "Story and King: San José's Lowrider Culture" Exhibit December 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019 King Library - 5th Floor Special Collections Exhibit Area The art of lowriding has deep roots in Chicano history and culture. San José was home to a vibrant lowrider scene, centered around the famous east-side intersection of Story and King. The city was also the birthplace of the legendary Lowrider Magazine . Founded by Sonny Madrid and company, this unique publication documented the evolution of cruisin' and the sociopolitical issues facing contemporary...Read more...
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Griffin illustration
How did California get its name? Find out in this post.Read more...
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Scanned image of "Passage to the Golden Gate", including a sketch of Chinese immigrants on a junk boat.
Since the 240th Birthday of San Jose as the First Civil Settlement is happening on November 29, we're honoring the memory of Earl Thollander.Read more...
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painting by Edith Harvey Heron
Explore Local Landscape Artist in our collection for October's American Archives Month!Read more...
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