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Local Community in the Era of Social Media Technologies by Hui-Lan Titangos

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The rise of local authors and content

Abstract:

This chapter reviews the rise of local authors and content in California, looking at statewide endeavors by the California State Library under the leadership of James L. Gillis, and countywide endeavors by local authors/historians such as Margaret Koch, Sandy Lydon, and Stanley D. Stevens, who succeeded in bringing a local community to the world at different periods and levels.

Key words

California State Library

James L. Gillis

special collections

Margaret Koch

Sandy Lydon

Hihn-Younger Archive

Stanley D. Stevens

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

University of California Santa Cruz

It was not until the beginning of the twentieth century that serious efforts to build special collections ...

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