Books


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A Short History of Sonoma

University of Nevada Press, 2013
Available from the University of Nevada Press, Amazon, and Readers Books in Sonoma
North Bay Bohemian review

 

 


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Wickenburg: Images of America

Arcadia Publishing, 2012

 

 


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501: The Evolution of the Jean

Brussels: Levi Strauss & Co., 2008

 

 

 

 


The Archive: Levi’s Vintage Clothing

Tokyo: Levi Strauss Japan K.K., 2007.
Photographs by Ichigo Sugawara.


Levi Strauss & Co.

Published by Arcadia Publishing, 2007


California Tile: The Golden Era

1910-1940, vol. II. Santa Monica: California Heritage Museum, 2004 (Contributor)


Fired By Ideals: Arequipa Pottery and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Rohnert Park, CA: Pomegranate Press, 2000 (Co-author)


This Is A Pair Of Levi’s Jeans

San Francisco: Levi Strauss & Co., 1995 (Co-author, editor, photo editor)


Catalina Tile of the Magic Isle

Sausalito, CA: Windgate Press, 1992 (Editor and co-author)

Journal Articles


Jack London: For Love of the Land.

Kenwood Press, Spring 2016


Women and the White Plague.

We’re History, Spring 2016


Everyone Wears His Name: How Levi Strauss transformed the worlds of work and play.

Convergence, Fall 2008


True Blue: Why the youthful spirit of Levi’s jeans has never faded.

Arts & Living California, Fall 2008


Bus Stop 101.

BrooWaha, San Francisco edition, February 12, 2008.
sf.broowaha.com


Telling Dead Men’s Tales.

BrooWaha, San Francisco edition, April 3, 2007.
sf.broowaha.com


Saved By The Blonde.

BrooWaha, San Francisco edition, March 1, 2007.
sf.broowaha.com


Copper Rivets in the Silver State: The Little-Known
Story of How Levi’s Jeans were Born in Nevada.

Nevada Magazine, December 2006.


The All-Night Museum.

Etude: New Voices in Literary Nonfiction, Spring 2004.
(etude.uoregon.edu/spring2004).


The Famous Name Behind Another California 
Sesquicentennial: Levi Strauss.

California Historian, Spring 2004.


Imagine – paying $46,532 for pants full of holes!

California Historian, Spring 2002.


Everlasting Love.

Sportswear International, November 2001.


Black Telephones and Blue Denim: Business Archives 
in California.

California History, Spring 1996 (Co-author)


Life In A Lung Resort.

Mediphors, Spring/Summer 1995


This Novel Employment of Untrained Hands.

California History, Fall 1994


For A Better World, Teach Better History.

San Francisco Chronicle, September 30, 1993


Albert Solon: Ceramist with a Sense of Humor,

Parts 1-4. Flash Point, the quarterly journal of the Tile Heritage
Foundation,
October 1990-December 1991


High Living: Recipes From Southern Climes,

Parts I-II. The Californians, January-August 1991.


The Legacy of Henry Krier: A Contractor in Contrasts.

Flash Point, July-September, 1989


Fred H. Wilde: His Life and Work,


Parts1-4. Flash Point, January 1988–March, 1989


Duncan McDuffie: Businessman and Conservationist.

Biographical article published in a variety of Bay Area newspapers, May 1987


Philip King Brown and the Arequipa Sanatorium.

Pacific Historian, Spring 1985


The Arequipa Pottery.

Ceramics Monthly, March 1987

Book Reviews

Ava F. Kahn and Marc Dollinger, eds., California Jews.
Reviewed on H-Net, Humanities and Social Sciences Online
(http://h-net.msu.edu), July 29, 2004

Katharine A. Rodger, ed. Renaissance Man of Cannery Row:
The Life and Letters of Edward F. Ricketts.

Reviewed on H-Net, Humanities and Social Sciences Online (h-net.msu.edu), January 9, 2004

Yong Chen, Chinese San Francisco.
Reviewed in California Historian, Winter 2003

Kevin Starr and Richard J. Orsi, Editors, Rooted in Barbarous Soil:
People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California.

Reviewed in California Historian, Summer 2002

Malcolm E. Barker, Three Fearful Days.
Reviewed in California Historian, Spring 2002

Arthur Quinn, The Rivals: William Gwin, David Broderick and the Birth of California.
Reviewed in California Historian, Spring 1999

Arnita A. Jones and Philip L. Canteleon, Editors, Corporate Archives and History:
Making the Past Work.

Reviewed in The Public Historian, Winter 1995


Anthologies

American National Biography. Cary, NC: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Wrote and edited entries for Adelaide Crapsey, Laura deForce Gordon, Mary Ellen Pleasant and Sally Stanford.