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Bibliography for Santa Clara County, California

Children's Literature
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Bibliography for Santa Clara County, California

Butler, Phyllis Filiberti; with architectural supplement by the Junior League of San Jose. The Valley of Santa Clara: Historic Buildings, 1792-1920. Menlo Park, California: Bay Research Press, 2002.

Cringely, Robert X. Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date. New York: Harperbusiness, 1996.

English-Lueck, J. A. Cultures@Silicon. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2002.

Federal Writers' Project (sponsored by Mabel R. Gillis, California State Librarian). California: A Guide to the Golden State. New York: Hastings House, 1939, reprinted 1972.

Finn, Christine. Artifacts: an Archaeologist's Year in Silicon Valley. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2001.

Gebhard, David, and [others]. A Guide to Architecture in San Francisco & Northern California. Santa Barbara, CA: Peregrine Smith, Inc., 1973.

Goodell, Jeff. Sunnyvale: The Rise and Fall of a Silicon Valley Family. New York: Random House, 2000.

Gromov, Gregory R. History of Internet and WWW: The Roads and Crossroads of Internet History posted at http://www.netvalley.com/intval.html

Honnold, Dierdre W. with illustrations by Katy Hardeay and D.W. Honnold. San Jose with Kids: a Family Guide to the Greater San Jose and Santa Clara Valley Area. Carmichael, CA: Wordwrights International, 1995.

Jacobson, Yvonne. Passing Farms, Enduring Values: California's Santa Clara. Los Altos, Calif.: W. Kaufmann in cooperation with the California History Center, De Anza College, Cupertino, California, 1984.

Kirker, Harold. California's Architectural Frontier: Style and Tradition in the Nineteenth Century. Salt Lake City, UT: Peregrine Smith Books, 1986.

Lukes, Timothy J. and Gary Y. Okihiro. Japanese Legacy: Farming and Community Life in California's Santa Clara Valley. Cupertino, Calif.: California History Center, De Anza College, 1985.

McLaughlin, John and Carol Whiteley. Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Silicon Valley. Palo Alto, CA: Santa Clara Valley Historical Association, 2002.

Rambo, F. Ralph. Pioneer Blue Book of the Old Santa Clara Valley. San Jose, Calif.: Rosicrucian Press, 1973.

Richards, Sally. Silicon Valley: Sand Dreams & Silicon Orchards. Carlsbad, Calif.: Heritage Media Corp., 2000.

Sexton, Jean Deitz. Silicon Valley: Inventing the Future: a Contemporary Portrait. Chatsworth, Calif.: Windsor Publications, 1991.

Staff of the Garden City Women's Club (San Jose, Calif.). History of Black Americans in Santa Clara Valley. Sunnyvale, Calif.: Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., 1978.

Steinberg, Goodwin B. with Susan Wolfe. From the Ground Up: Building Silicon Valley. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2002.

Winslow, Ward, ed. The Making of Silicon Valley: A One Hundred Year Renaissance. Palo Alto, CA: Santa Clara Valley Historical Association, 1996.

Woodbridge, Sally Byrne. California Architecture: Historic American Buildings Survey. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988.

Children's Literature

Stevenson, James (Editor), and Don Duncan (Editor). California Missions - History and Model Building Ideas for Children. Santa Barbara CA: Bellerophon Books, 1993.

Schanzer, Rosalyn (Editor). Gold Fever! Tales From the California Gold Rush. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1999.

Ingram, Scott and Jean Craven. California, the Golden State (World Almanac Library of the States). Milwaukee, WI: World Almanac Education, 2002.

Schwarzkopf, Chet and Wayne Trimm (Illustrator). Heart of the Wild: Animal Stories of the California Redwood Coast. Christchurch, New Zealand: Caxton Press, 2000.

Links to Santa Clara County Tourism and Preservation

City of Santa Clara, California
The city's official website provides further information on the celebration of Santa Clara's Sesquicentennial, and other events and city serivces.

California Office of Historic Preservation Department of Parks and Recreation
Preserving and enhancing California's irreplaceable historic heritage as a matter of public interest so that its vital legacy of cultural, educational, recreational, aesthetic, economic, social, and environmental benefits will be maintained and enriched for present and future generations.

California Historical Society
This statewide membership-based organization is dedicated to engaging the public's interest and participation in collecting, preserving, and presenting art, artifacts, and written materials relevant to the history of California and to support historical research, publication, and educational activities.

California Tourism
Get started on your California adventure at this website brought to you by the California Division of Tourism.

Silicon Valley Gateway
Guide to Tourist Attractions at their website.

Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society
The SCCHGS was formed in 1957 as a nonprofit educational organization to promote the study of history and genealogy in Santa Clara County.

Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce/Santa Clara Convention Center
The source for Santa Clara attractions, accomodations and restaurants.

Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation
Protecting and preserving regional parklands for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations.

History San José
This organization involves diverse audiences in exploring the varieties of human experience that contribute to the continuing history of San Josť and the Santa Clara Valley, and cares for a collection of over half a million objects that collectively help tell the story of the Santa Clara Valley.

San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau
An excellent resource and travel guide for San Jose.

Preservation Action Council of San Jose
The PACSJ is a nonprofit organization promoting programs and policies for historic preservation and good urban architectural design.

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce
Find out about events happening in Palo Alto and helpful visitor information.

Palo Alto Stanford Heritage
A nonprofit organization promoting the preservation of historic architecture in the Palo Alto-Stanford area.

Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce
A source for Sunnyvale events and information.

The Muwekma Ohlone
Learn about the history and current affairs affecting the Muwekma Ohlone, the descendants of Santa Clara's original inhabitants.

Victorian Preservation Association of Santa Clara Valley
Members of the Victorian Preservation Association of Santa Clara Valley, a non-profit organization, share an interest in the older buildings of our community, especially turn-of-the-century homes.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Learn about the programs of and membership in the oldest national nonprofit preservation organization.

Historic Hotels of America
A feature of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Heritage Traveler program that provides information on historic hotels and package tours in the vicinity of this itinerary, including the Hotel Sainte Claire in San Jose.

National Park Service Office of Tourism
National Parks have been interwoven with tourism from their earliest days. This website highlights the ways in which the National Park Service promotes and supports sustainable, responsible, informed, and managed visitor use through cooperation and coordination with the tourism industry.

National Scenic Byways Program
This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, includes information on state and nationally designated byway routes throughout America based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. Visit the America’s Byways Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway website for more ideas.

Links to Sites Listed in the Santa Clara Travel Itinerary

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