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Star 6 10

  1. 1. CaliforniaStarr<br />Shad Whitesell<br />
  2. 2. Higher Provincialism<br />California has long been a supporter of the arts.<br />1851 - San Francisco Art Union opened<br />1870’s <br />Two art academies<br />San Francisco Art Association<br />California School of Design<br />San Francisco Art Association circa 1880<br />
  3. 3. Higher Provincialism<br />Many famous authors wrote about early California adding to its mystique<br />Bayard Taylor – El Dorado<br />Frank Marryat – Mountains and Molehills<br />Alonzo Delano – On the Trail to the California Gold Rush<br />George Horatio Derby - Squibob<br />“Dame Shirley” <br />Hinton Rowan Helper – The Land of Gold: Reality Versus Fiction<br />John Rollin Ridge – Life and Adventures of JoaquínMurieta<br />A series of letters, written by a woman known as Dame Shirley and published in a San Francisco magazine in 1854 and 1855<br />
  4. 4. Higher Provincialism<br />Reformation<br />Political Landscape<br />Female Emancipation<br />Golden Gate Kindergarten Association<br />Jan Stanford - wife of Governor Stanford helped establish college for women<br />Graft<br />Lobbyist Abe Ruef finally arrested<br />Only true change in political reform until 1910<br />Jan Stanford with husband Leland<br />
  5. 5. O Brave New World<br />California capitalizes on its scientific knowhow<br />Early Pioneers<br />Mainly from mining<br />LestorPelton – Pelton turbine<br />Geology & Geography<br />Jospeh Le Conte<br />John Muir – first President of the Sierra Club<br />Oceanography<br />George Davidson<br />An example of the Pelton Wheel, which revolutionized hydralics<br />
  6. 6. O Brave New World<br />Aviation<br />John Montgomery – First flight of a heavier than air glider – Aug 28, 1883 – Otay Mesa<br />Glenn Curtis<br />Allan and MalcomLougheed (changed to Lockheed)<br />John Northrop<br />Glenn Martin<br />Donald Douglas<br />T. Claude Ryan – Creator of Spirit of St Louis<br />John Montgomery 1905<br />Tex Rankin (standing, left) and T. Claude Ryan, ca. 1937<br />
  7. 7. O Brave New World<br />Electronics (Silicon Valley)<br />Vacuum tubes and semiconductors<br />Lee de Forest – Father of radio?<br />Philo T. Farnsworth – Television<br />Frederick Terman<br />Ernest Lawrence – cyclotron<br />David Packard and William Hewlett<br />J. Robert Oppenheimer<br />Russell and Sigurd Varian<br />Robert Noyce & Godone E. Moore (Intel)<br />Steven Jobs & Stephen Wozniak (Apple)<br />These pioneers, along with others led California to be a state of science.<br />The audion tube patent by Lee De Forest in 1907 was basis of all electronics. <br />Philo T. Farnsworth<br />
  8. 8. Sources<br />California – Kevin Starr<br />http://janestanford.stanford.edu/values.html<br />http://www.alex-haley.com/alex_haley_dame_shirley_and_the_gold_rush.htm<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pelton_wheel_turbine_in_Barcelona.jpg<br />http://www.dmairfield.org/Collections/Cooper%20Collection/index.html<br />http://www.ctie.monash.edu.au/hargrave/montgomery.html<br />http://www.telephoneteca.com/History.htm<br />http://lighthousepatriotjournal.wordpress.com/2009/08/11/a-short-history-of-television/<br />

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