On Castro. Photo by Lydia Chávez

The columns are clearly decorated with what the artist clearly saw as the challenges faced by the miners.

Lydia Chávez

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor emeritus at Berkeley’s J-school since 2019 when I retired. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born...

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  1. the genocide of the indigenous people of california insured by the euroinvaders of the gold rush. no threat of savages with eagle feather headress riding stallions. i hope you tell us what your research finds about these “embellishments”

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