Remembering Lodi’s Japanese Pioneers

You are invited to join the Lodi Historical Society for dedication of a plaque commemorating the Hinode Building-Miyajima Store and Hotel, 4 North Main Street, on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 11 a.m.

Mary Masui poses with husband and others at Lodi’s Hinode Store, ca. 1890.

The building at 4 North Main Street was the site of . . . → Read More: Remembering Lodi’s Japanese Pioneers

New Deal Cathedrals

One of the best books I’ve read in recent months is the Gothic Enterprise, by Robert A. Scott (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003). The Gothic Enterprise views Europe’s great cathedrals of the High Middle Ages as windows into the Medieval mind, as embodiments of the human spirit that reveal more about society, economics, politics, . . . → Read More: New Deal Cathedrals