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1978 Newsletter (First): Berkeley Historical Society Number 1
featuring "First Meeting of the Berkeley Historical Society"

Fall 1998 Newsletter: Volume 17, Number 3, featuring "Berkeley Burning"

Winter 1998: Volume 17, Number 4

Spring 1999: Volume 18, Number 1

Summer 1999: Volume 18, Number 2

Fall 1999: Volume 18, Number 3

Winter 1999: Volume 18, Number 4

Spring 2000: Volume 19, Number 1

Summer 2000: Volume 19, Number 2

Fall 2000: Volume 19, Number 3

Winter 2000: Volume 19, Number 4

Spring 2001: Volume 20, Number 1, featuring "Taking a Walk Through History of City's Pathways" by Paul Grunland

Summer 2001: Volume 20, Number 2, featuring "Traces of the New Deal in Berkeley, 1933-42" by Tanya March

Fall 2001: Volume 20, Number 3, featuring "I Remember ... The Original Thousand Oaks School" by Evelyn Whitehead McCool

Winter 2001: Volume 20, Number 4, featuring "The Days of Home Milk Delivery" by Gary Sabatte

Spring 2002: Volume 21, Number 1

Summer 2002: Volume 21, Number 2, featuring "Some fascinating fish tales from Paul Spenger"

Fall 2002: Volume 21, Number 3, featuring "All Hail! It's the Campanile CD!"

Winter 2002: Volume 21, Number 4, featuring "George Berkeley" by Steven Finacom

Spring 2003: Volume 22, Number 1

Fall 2003: Volume 22, Number 3, featuring "One Family's Experience in the 1923 Fire" by Phil Gale

Winter 2003: Volume 22, Number 4

Spring 2004: Volume 23, Number 1, featuring "A Flood in Berkeley at Hearst and Euclid" by Janet Reid Sherwin

Summer 2004: Volume 23, Number 2, featuring "I Was a Depression Bride in Berkeley" by Eleanor Bliss

Fall 2004: Volume 23, Number 3featuring "The Berkeley Fire of 1923" by Clara Setchell

Winter 2004: Volume 23, Number 4, featuring "The Last Picture Show"

Summer 2005 (first "Exactly Opposite"): Volume 24 Number 2
featuring "Swedish Life in Lorin, 1905 - 1925" by Merle Dean

Fall 2005: Exactly Opposite Volume 24 Number 3
featuring "SNOW? IN BERKELEY?" by John Aronovici

Winter 2005: Exactly Opposite Volume 24 Number 4
featuring "Fermenting Berkeley" by Daphne Tooke & Susan Austin

Spring 2006: Volume 25, Number 1, featuring "When Berkeley Built Aviation Engines: The Hall-Scott Motorcar Company" by Ric Dias & Francis Bradford

Summer 2006: Volume 25, Number 2, featuring "Berkeley Takes Off: Little Known Aviation History" by Linda Rosen

December (Winter) 2006: Volume 25, Number 3, featuring "Camp Ashby, Berkeley" and "Hall-Scott's Railcars" by Phil Gale

Spring 2007: Volume 25, Number 4, featuring "Berkeley's Radio Station: The History of KRE, Part I" by John F Schneider

Summer 2007: Volume 26, Number 1, featuring "Berkeley's Radio Station: The History of KRE, Part 2" by John F Schneider

Fall 2007: Volume 26, Number 2, featuring "Berkeley's Early Nurse & Social Worker: Bertha Wright & Mabel Weed" by John Ginno Aronovici

Winter 2007: Volume 26, Number 2, featuring "James McGee, Pioneer Farmer and Benefactor"

Spring 2008: Volume 26 Number 3, featuring "Life on Edwards Street" Judy Kennedy interview

Summer/Fall 2008: Volume 26 Number 3, featuring "DO ANDrOiDS DrEAM IN berkeley? Part 1" by Maureen Foster

Winter 2009: Volume 27 Number 1, featuring "Do Androids Dream in Berkeley, Part 2" by Maureen Foster

Spring 2009: Volume 27 Number 1, featuring "Down to the Seas in Berkeley's Ships" by Margot Lind

Fall 2009: Volume 27 Number 2, featuring "The Great White Fleet's Visit to Berkeley in 1908" by Steve Finacom

Winter 2009-10: Volume 27 Number 3, featuring "Transformation on Spaulding Avenue: The Story of Jack LaLanne in Berkeley" by Hal Reynolds

Spring 2010: Volume  28, Number 1, featuring "Coming to Berkeley," Two accounts by Florence Jury & Jacomena Maybeck

Fall 2010: Volume 28, Number 2, featuring "Berkeley As I Knew It In Early Days" by Wilhelmine F. Bolstead Cianciarulo

Winter 2010: Volume 28, Number 3, featuring "The Marstons in Berkeley, Part 2: The Children" by Phil Gale

Spring 2011: Volume 29, Number 1featuring "The Marstons in Berkeley, Part 2" by Phil Gale

Summer 2011: Volume 29, Number 2featuring "J. Stitt Wilson, Berkeley's Socialist Mayor" by Stephen Barton

Winter 2011: Volume 29, Number 4featuring "Fingerprint EVERYONE in Berkeley?" by John Aronovici

Spring 2012: Volume 30, Number 1, featuring "Early Days of Dance in the East Bay - Part I"

Summer 2012: Volume 30, Number 2, featuring "The Marquis of Russell Street" by Burl Willes

Winter 2012: Volume 30, Number 3, featuring "The Giant Powder Company"

Spring 2013 Newsletter: Volume 31, Number 1, featuring "Berkeley: From Farm to Urban Farming 1850 - 2013"

Summer 2013: Volume 33, Number 2, featuring "The Heart of Berkeley: The Historic McGee-Spaulding District"

Fall 2013: Volume 31, Number 3, featuring "The McGee-Spaulding District Goes Radical"

Winter 2013: Volume 31, Number 4, featuring "Wild Streetcars on Spruce Street" by Philip Gale

Winter 2014: Volume 32, Number 1, featuring "Researching Your Berkeley DNA"

Fall 2014: Volume 32, Number 2, featuring "Looking Back: The Free Speech Movement at Fifty" by Linda Rosen

(There was no spring or summer 2014 issue.)

Spring 2015: Volume 33, Number 1, featuring "Berkeley Goes to the Fair" by Steven Finacom

Summer 2015: Volume 33, Number 2featuring "Berkeley's First City Plan" by Steven Finacom

Fall 2015: Volume 33, Number 3, featuring "Art Capital of the West" by Ann Harlow

Winter 2016: Volume 34, Number 1, featuring "The Downtown Berkeley Art Museum Of The 1920s" by Ann Harlow

Spring 2016: Volume 34, Number 2, featuring "Berkeley! How We Got Our Name" by Steve Finacom

Summer 2016: Volume 34, Number 3, featuring "Fifty Years Of Berkeley's 'The Magnes'" by Burl Willes & "New Monument to a Berkeley Resident" by Ann Harlow

Fall 2016: Volume 34, Number 4, featuring "Remembering The Fire Storm, 25 Years Later"  & "Berkeley's 'Home Front' During The Wars" by Phyllis Gale & Steve Finacom

Winter 2017: Volume 35, Number 1

  • Commemorating War Veterans On The Home Front
  • A Short History of Vollmer’s Revolver
  • A Brief History of the 500 Block of Neilson Street
  • World War II and the Abraham Family
  • On the Homefront in Tilden Park
  • Was Your Mother a Rosie the Riveter?
  • My Memories of the Home Front
  • In Memoriam: Patrick Keilch

Spring 2017: Volume 35, Number 2

  • Young Gus Vollmer, Berkeley Hero
  • In Memoriam: Allen Stross
  • Serendipity: Used Book on Berkeley History Was Once Owned by City’s First Woman Mayor  

Summer 2017: Volume 35, Number 3

  • Soundtrack to the 60s: The Berkeley Music Scene
  • Ina Coolbrith Plaque Dedication
  • Was Berkeley Police Chief August Vollmer a Nazi Sympathizer?
  • Leon Wofsy: Reflections on His Years in the Communist Movement, 1929-1956
  • Paul Salz: Kindertransport Refugee and Scientist at Lawrence Berkeley Lab
  • How Barbara Luce-Richey Added a “Pocket Park” to John Spring’s Solano Avenue Terrace Tract

Fall 2017: Volume 35, Number 4

  • Singing and Dancing and Beer — “Oh My!” The Battle Against Berkeley’s Anti-Cabaret Ordinance
  • How the Mayor of Berkeley Led the Campaign to “Bury” Berkeley’s BART Tracks
  • Where the Action Was: Berkeley’s Music City Records
  • A Tale of Two Badges

Winter 2018: Volume 36, Number 1

  • "Ready, Aim, Sing!" - Songs of Protest 
  • Forty Years of Collecting Berkeley History 
  • August Vollmer and the Japanese Internment
  • When the Big Red Trains Ran on Solano Avenue
  • Berkeley’s Bohemian Classical Music Scene of the 1960s: Vin et Fromage

Spring 2018: Volume 36, Number 2

  • Allen Stross: Berkeley's Master of Photography
  • Collection Gems: Forty Years of Documenting Berkeley History
  • Edward Chace Tolman: The Cognitive Map and the Loyalty Oath
  • 90th Anniversary of America’s First Woman Law Professor: Barbara Nachtrieb Armstrong
  • Yes, Berkeley Once Had a Vigilante Riot: The Shocking Incident of Joshua Sykes in April 1918

Summer 2018: Volume 36, Number 3

  • Berkeley History Timeline Unveiled 
  • A Visit from Betty Reid Soskin
  • The West Berkeley Shellmound in 1907
  • Minh Le's Video Memoir
  • Carrie F. Young: Temperance Advocate, Suffragist and Physician 
  • 31 Days Plein Air Painting in the Ocean View District of Berkeley 
  • Library Gardens Memorial

Fall 2018: Volume 36, Number 4

  • Berkeley’s First State Institution Came Here 151 Years Ago, Before the University 
  • Two Early Poems About Berkeley 
  • Building Bridges, Not Walls: Berkeley, America’s First Sanctuary City 
  • Jane FitzGibbon Recalls Berkeley’s Bay Area Figurative Painters 
  • Researching Berkeley Houses: Part 1 
  • First Women Elected to the California State Legislature 100 Years Ago 

Winter 2019: Volume 37, Number 1

  • “Building Bridges, Not Walls” 
  • Sanctuary for Everyone: How Berkeley’s Prior History Continues to Inform Today 
  • Lydia Sturtevant: Berkeley’s Opera Singer 
  • Researching Berkeley Houses: Part 2 
  • Myra Simmons, Black Suffragist, 1881-1965


Spring 2019:
 Volume 37, Number 2

  • “People's Park - Fifty Years”
  • Farewell to Spenger's Fish Grotto
  • Berkeley's First “People's Park”: The Becky Temko Tot Park
  • Marion Johnson and Leela Craig Create Chaparral House
  • Spring Walking Tours
  • 1914 - Berkeley Women Prepare for a School Bond Vote
  • Recent Special Visits

Summer 2019: Volume 37, Number 3

  • Town Hall to City Hall
  • Baldy of Nome and Berkeley
  • Who Is Myrna?
  • Discovering the Swingle Collection
  • “She Is Yearning to Vote”

Fall 2019: Volume 37, Number 4

  • African Americans in Berkeley: Four Families
  • Black Women's Sororities at UC Berkeley and Their Distinguished Leaders
  • Suffragist Margaret Angela Haley
  • John Bernhardt, Berkeley “Window Trimmer”
  • Historians and Histories of Berkeley

Winter 2020: Volume 38, Number 1

  • Family Bonds, Determination and a Small Community Circle Paved the Way: Looking Back at the Griffin Family
  • Researching Berkeley Houses: Alameda County Records
  • Leon Wofsy, 1921-2019: Pioneer Immunologist, Lifelong Champion of Social Justice
  • Carrie Hendrickson Gibbs: Suffragist, School Board Member, President of the Berkeley Federation of Mothers' Clubs

Spring 2020: Volume 38, Number 2

  • Berkeley's Fascination with Food
  • Mable Howard and BART
  • Celebrating Women’s History Month and the 100th Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment
  • Berkeley Suffragists March Down Broadway withTheir Sisters to the 1908 Republican Convention in Oakland
  • Veterans Memorial Building: Plaques, Monuments and Displays
  • Street Renaming

Summer 2020: Volume 38, Number 3

  • Counterculture and Food in Berkeley
  • Berkeley Voice Portrait Collection
  • Marjorie Farquhar, Peak Woman
  • Dr. Mary Coolidge, Suffragist
  • 2020 Pandemic Volunteer Mask Making
  • Red Cross and Masks, 1918
  • Histories and Historians of the Berkeley Public Library

Fall 2020: Volume 38, Number 4

  • J. Stitt Wilson & Women’s Suffrage
  • Two Berkeley Soldiers Killed in the Philippines
  • A Homemade Outdoor History Exhibit on Women's Suffrage
  • Review of Patmore Berkeley Co-op Book
  • Shattuck & Vine Photos, 1917, 1999 and Now

Winter 2021: Volume 39, Number 1

  • The Beginnings of the Berkeley Historical Society in 1978
  • Creation of the Berkeley History Center with a Museum, Archive and Library
  • David Park, A Retrospective
  • Histories and Historians of the Berkeley Fire Department

Spring 2021: Volume 39, Number 2

  • African Americans in Berkeley’s History and Legacy
  • Civic Center Planning
  • Berkeley's Civil War Legacy: GAR Lookout Mountain Post 88 and Woman’s Relief Corps No. 35
  • Remembering George Strauss

Summer 2021: Volume 39, Number 3

  • African Americans in Berkeley's History and Legacy Opens
  • Soroptimist International Leader Violet Richardson Ward
  • A Few Words from Stitt Wilson
  • Berkeley Fire Department Adopts New Logo
  • Mass Transit to the University of California in the Late 1930s
  • Volunteer News & Opportunities

Fall 2021: Volume 39, Number 4

  • From the Streets to the Ballot Box
  • J.F. Altermatt, Berkeley Builder
  • Reminiscences of "Maybeck Country"
  • Samuel Hopkins Willey, Pioneer Berkeley Resident

Winter 2022: Volume 40, Number 1

  • The Mundstock Collection
  • The Berkeley Daily Gazette and Its Publishers and Carrier Boys
  • New Historical Plaque at Becky Temko Tot Park
  • J.F. Altermatt, Berkeley Builder, Part 2

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