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Register of the Wood (Richard Coke) American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of California Papers, 1970-1976
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BOX 1: Correspondence & Memos; Minutes & Agendas; Budgets, etc.


1.1--Membership lists


1.2--Executive Director: Log of Activities, [12/74-3/76]


1.3--Budgets, [7/73-12/75]


1.4--Corresp. & Memos, 1972


1.5--Do., 1973


1.6--Do., 1974


1.7--Do., 1975


1.8--Do., 1976


1.9--Policies & Procedures




1.11-Minutes & Agendas, 1968-70


1.12-Do., 1973-74


1.13-Do., 1975-76




1.15-Events: Programs


1.16-Misc. Commission business


1.17-Forms, letterheads, etc.






1.20-State-wide project applications


-"Calif. State Dept. Education Projects," n.d.


-"Parks & Rec. Activity Calendar," 3/7?


-Hist. Environmental Living project/State Parks, 9/73


-"Revolutionary Times"/Amer. Educ. Services, 9/73


-"Indian History Through Art," 7/74


-"The American Freedom Train Foundation," 8/74


-"John A. 'Snowshoe' Thompson Tournament," 9/74


-"Pacific Business Magazine's Bicentennial Issue," 10/74


-"Bicentennial Youth Debates," 4/75


-"(Grand Land Singers) Discover Your America," 8/75


-"Bicentennial Nordic Ski Tournament," 11/75


-"The Invisible Citizen (A Citizen w/ a Handicap)," 11/75


-Natl. Hiking & Ski Touring Assn. [NAHSTA] Program. "200 years -- 200 miles of trail," 12/11/75


-"Around the World Auto Race," 2/76


1.21-Calif. Bicentennial Quarterly & Calif. Bicentennial Dispatch, 1974-76


BOX 2: Project Applications by County, A-L




-"Americans on the Go: A Cultural Panorama of the First Two Hundred Years," 9/73


-Calif. Heritage Center (Dublin), 3/76


-Spanish Calif. Performing Arts Co. (Oakland), 10/74


-Camron/Stanford house restoration (Oakland), 2/75


-Merritt College Anthropology Museum Project (Oakland), 8/75


-"Jubilee 200" (San Leandro), 3/75




-"Fifes & Drums of old Calaveras," 6/75


2.3--Contra Costa


-Pleasant Hill School restoration, 12/74


-Ellinwood Nature Center (Pleasant Hill), 1/75


-Pleasant Hill War Memorial relocation, 1/75


2.4--Del Norte


-Cresecnt City lighthouse display & museum rehab, 3/76




-Battle of Cowpens reenactment (Fresno), 1/75


-Jedediah Smith Day observance (Fresno), 6/75


-"Light up Old Glory" (Sanger), 8/74




-Permanent marker for Swift adobe (Orland), 12/75


-Museum project (Willows), 10/74




-Indian Cultural Center (Bishop), 9/74


2.8--Los Angeles


-Burbank city application [incl. celebrations, decorations], 12/73


-Pacific Nations Trade Conference (Century City), 2/74


-Compton's All-American Nation's birthday embrace,"(Compton), 2/75


-British Invitational Rifle Match (Covina), 3/76


-"Actors on Americana" (Encino), 11/75


-Musart Singers (Encino), 11/75


-American Music Abroad (Granada Hills), 12/75


-American Heritage Square (Hollywood), 5/75


-American Hall of Aviation Hisory (Inglewood), 4/75


-Restoration of Reed home (La Puente), 4/75


-Masonic Grand Lodge Bicentennial (Long Beach), 4/76


-Bicentennial Black Achievement Exhibit (LA), 9/73


-Roy Harris' 14th Symphony (LA), 9/73


-LA City application [incl. restorations, clean-ups,exchanges], 12/73


-International Assn. for Volunteer Education [IAVE] (LA), 1/74


-LA Unified School Distr./"USS Bicentennial" (LA), 7/74


-"Patriotic Exposition '76" (LA), 7/74


-"Calif.: The State of the Nation"/ Calif. Museum Science & Industry (LA), 10/74


-Raul Esparza's mural "Calif.'s Mexican Cultural Heritage"/Calif. Museum Science & Industry (LA), 10/74


-"Old Ways in the New World"/Smithsonian Inst. (LA), 2/75


-"Stamp Expo '76 Bicentennial" (LA), 8/75


-"Economic Awareness '76"/Security Pacific Natl. Bank (LA), 9/75


-Cultural Heritage of Minorities (Paul Robeson Players) (LA), 10/75


-Young Saints Academy Public Affairs Project (LA), 10/75


-Bicentennial Golf Tournament (LA), 11/75


-"Our Religious Heritage in Southern California," (LA), 11/75


-"America Dreams On.../Calif. Museum Science & Industry (LA),12/75


-LA City Schools history & memorabilia mobile van project, 3/76


-"Women & the Law: 5th Annual Conf. at UCLA," (LA), 3/76


-Bicentennial Memorial Fleet (Marina Del Rey), 2/75


-Japanese Memorial Gardens (Marina Del Rey), 2/75


-"Bicentennial Tour of the US"/Girl Scouts (N. Hollywood), 2/76


-Practical Ecology Program (Northridge), 4/75


-National Miss Bicentennial (Norwalk), 6/75


-"Badman's Roost" [motion picture] (Pasadena), 4/75


-Local Govt. Study Tour/Calif. Contract Cities Assn. (San Marino), 3/76


-"Young America for '76" (Santa Monica), 8/74


-Calif. Rancho Easter Fiesta & Miners' dance suites/Aman Dance Ensemble (Sherman Oaks), 4/75


-American Indian Art & Cultural Exchange Inc. (Tujunga), 2/75


BOX 3: Project Applications by County, M-Z




-Projects contest among 340 clubs; Seniors planting poppies; Women's history tapes; Time-line, 3/75




-Applegate/Lassen/Nobles Trail marking, 9/75




-DeAnza Expedition reenactment, n.d. [c1973]


-St.-Galy tiles of Williamsburg (Carmel), 9/75




-Gold country stage historic tours; Posting Emigrant Trail; Nevada Co. Hist. Soc. Mining Museum, 4/75




-"Contemporary California Issues," 11/75


-"Project Sail/'Pilgrim'" [sailing ship] (Costa Mesa), 3/76


-"American Host Program" (Garden Grove), 2/74


-Historic artifacts display case (Huntington Beach), 2/75


-Conversion of historic landmark to arts & cultural center (Monterey Park), 1/75


-Dr. Howe/Waffle house & carriage house restoration (Santa Ana), 4/76


-Antique fire engine museum (Seal Beach), 12/74


-"The Songsmiths" (Torrance), 7/74


-Cavalier Youth Band Bicentennial American Tour (Whittier), 3/76




-"A Salute to our 13 American Colonies" (Palm Desert), 12/75




-"Sound Express Sees America" (Carmichael), 4/75


-Bicentennial Run (Carmichael), 3/76


-Revolutionary War Color Guard/Civil War Skirmish Assn.(Fair Oaks), 2/74


-Galt Chabolla Park Community Bldg. (Galt), 10/74


-"The Ninety-Nines, Inc." (Roseville), 11/73


-Sacto. Science Center & Jr. Museum, 11/73


-Civil War Encampment, Old Sacto./ Civil War Skirmish Assn., 2/74


-Old Eagle Theatre restoration, 2/74


-Drake's Calif. Landing: Bolinas Bay, 3/74


-Old Sacto. Historic Area; Sacto. Museum, 5/74


-"Charles C. Nahl: Gold Rush Painter"/Crocker Museum, 7/74 & 2/75


-"Impact of the American Revolution on the Legal Status of American Women," 2/75 & 4/75


-Old Sacto. film 'Sacto.--A Place to Remember,' 2/75


-"Calif. Heritage in Song"/Sacto. Chorale, 3/75 & 3/76


-Calif. Index of American Design, 3/75


-Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks of Calif., 3/75


-"Bicentennial Ball"/Mercy Hospitals Guild, 7/75


-"Philadelphia '76"/JFK High Band, 9/75


-"200 Years of Technical Progress"/Calif. Engr. Fdtn., 10/75


-Catalog: Calif. Heritage Murals/DMV, 11/75


-Historic Old Sacto. Docents, 11/75


-Black Oral History Project: Sacto. Valley, 1/76


3.8-San Benito


-Community Dynamics Committee, 10/73


3.9-San Bernardino


-Harvey House preservation (Barstow), 11/75


-"Trek of the Centuries"/Old Mojave Trail, 8/74


-"The Beautiful Mystery of San Bernardino" [film], 4/75


-"Rancho Cucamonga" [book], 6/75


3.10-San Diego


-Independence [Tidelands] Park (Coronado), 4/75


-Kit Carson Park (Escondido), 2/74


-"Calif. Cavalcade of Bands" (Escondido), 8/75


-"Indian World" (Fallbrook), 1/76


-La Mesa Bicentennial Community application, 1/74


-"Men of Vision" [statue] (La Mesa), 1/76


-Western States Bicentennial Music Tournament (La Mesa),2/74 & 3/76


-"T.R.E.E.S." (San Diego), 8/73


-City of San Diego omnibus applicaton [incl. celebrations, exhibits, concerts, conferences, etc.], 1/74


-Pacific Southwest Railway Museum exhibit, 1/74


-"The 40 Documents of Our American Heritage"/Military Order of the World Wars, 2/75


-"Fronteras, 1976," n.d.


-Natl. Square Dance Convention (Vista), 8/74


3.11-San Francisco


-"Vicar of Bray" (ship), 11/73


-"Nightingale of the Gold Rush Days" [concerts], 5/74


-"Women: History of Contributions to the US"/Change for Children, 1/75


-"The California Contribution to the Visual Arts: 20th c."/SF Museum of Art, 2/75


-"Town Meeting '76"/Institute of Cultural Affairs, 5/75


-"Musical Visions of America"/Standard Oil, 9/75


-"Noted Californians of Polish Descent," 9/75


-Marine Corps Tree Planting Program, 11/75


-Natl. Council for Geographic Education Annual Conference, 11/75


-"Spirit of '76 Convention, Gem & Mineral Show"/SF Gem & Mineral Soc., 11/75


-Polynesian Cultural Center of Samoa, 1/76


3.12-San Joaquin


-Monument to dead soldiers; Red, white & blue flowers in park; Trees, etc. (Escalon), n.d.


-"Junipero Serra, Pioneer of the Cross" [book], 6/75


-Floyd J. Locher Tool Collection/SJCoHist.Museum, 3/76


3.13-San Luis Obispo


-University Singers/Cal Poly, 7/74


3.14-San Mateo


-Declaration Independence in Brass/Historic Designs Intl. Ltd. (Burlingame), 3/74


-Sastra Institute restoration (Daly City), 8/74


-James Johnston house restoration (Half Moon Bay), 12/74


-Sanchez adobe investigation (Redwood City), 12/74


3.15-Santa Barbara


-"New Glory"/Sta. Barbara Museum of Art, 8/74 & 1/76


-Sta. Barbara Presidio restoration, 3/76


3.16-Santa Clara


-Calif. Youth Symphony project (Palo Alto), 7/73


-Peralta Adobe restoration (S. Jose), 12/74


-Historic S. Jose, 12/74


-Bicentennial sculpture court (S. Jose), 12/74


-American composers series (S. Jose), 12/74


-"Filatelic Fiesta" (S. Jose), 12/74


-"Center for Tomorrow" (S. Jose), 12/74


-American Art Series (S. Jose), 12/74


-The Liberty Belles & Boys (S. Jose), 11/75


-OUTREACH for Women Inc. (S. Jose), 11/75


-Black Theatre Workshop Productions (S. Jose), 12/75


-Allensworth Film Project (Stanford), 2/75




-Weed Historical Museum (Weed), 4/75


-Greenhorn Park Project (Yreka), 3/76




-California's Literary Heritage/NCTE, 2/75 & 11/75


-Cloverdale RR Depot restoration (Cloverdale), 4/75


-"Saga of Sonoma" (Sonoma), 9/75




-"Camping Around California" [book], 3/75


-"Tehama County Nostalgia Cavalcade," 6/75




-Porterville HS Panther Band, 7/75




-Columbia Pageant, 10/75




-Simi Valley Bicentennial Arbor & Amphitheatre, 6/75


-Stagecoach Inn Museum (1000 Oaks), 4/75


-Sunny Second Annual Open Horse Show (Ventura), 3/76


BOX 4: Misc. Plans, Proposals & Printed Matter




-Leland D. Case. "Re: Comments & Suggestions for the Bicentennial," 11/11/72


-ARBC. "Bicentennial Parks: A Nationwide Network of Leisure Centers," 12-5-72


-"Johnny Horizon '76" program, 2/73


-"California Plans for the American Revolution Bicentennial Commemoration," 5/25/73


-Dept. Parks & Rec. Press Release on "Liberty Tree" plantings, 5/1/74


-"A Publication program to produce a series of county histories of California," 5/16/74


-"A History of Whaling Operations on the North Pacific Coast, 1770s to 1970," 5/16/74 [displays, film, etc.]


-"The American farm: An exhibit of photographs on the history of American agriculture," 5/21/74


-"Major themes and programs approved to date," n.d. [c6/75]


-"Liberty Tree" plantings, 6/1/74


-California Medallion Program, 9/10/74


-DeVault-Noble Fine Chinas Calif. Bicentennial Commemorativeplates, 10/1/74


-"Summary of preliminary edition of Festival USA..."




-Calif. Tribal Chmns.' Assn. Inc. "A Proposal for a Native Calif. Indian Cultural Center," 1/73


-"A Musical Tribute to our Presidents"/Promote the Vote Fdtn., 5/73


-"Fly the Flag"/New Spirit of '76 Fdtn., 8/73


-Indian Campgrounds, Inc., 2/74


-US Internatl. Univ. "We the People, 1776, 1976, 2076"


-America the Beautiful Fund. "Rediscover America Program"


-ARBCC. "California Film Festival"


-Hugh A. Moran. "Person Centered Education"


-Calif. Dept. Commerce. Div. Tourism. "Heritage Tour Promotion," 5/22/74


-Jedediah Smith Society. Postage stamp & redwood park for JS, 9/12/74


-Southern Calif. Gas Co. "Proposed 1976 Bicentennial Plans," 6/18/75


-Resolution from State Bd. Education in Commemoration of Revolution Bicentennial, 9/27/74


4.3--ARBCC California Plan Drafts


-"The California Plan," 4/70


-"California Plans for the American Revolution Bicentennial Commemoration," 5/25/73


-California Plans for the American Revolution Bicentennial Commemoration," 7/13/73


-"California Plans for the American Revolution Bicentennial Commemmoration," 5/74


-"Report of the California American Revolution Bicentennial Commission...," 9/74


4.4--Historical Background


-Rawding Distributing Co. "Boston Ancient & Modern in Picture & In Story," n.d. [map]


-"Outline: 'Governors of California,'" LA Breakfast Club, 9/8/71


-"200 Years Ago in Colonial America," n.d.


-Do. [draft], 11/10/73


-US Public Information Office. "The Old Guard: The Army's Ceremonial Unit & Escort for the President," 1972


-"California Capitol," n.d.


-Claude Bunzel. Knott's Berry Farm. "Christian Life & Character of the Civil Institutions of the United States," n.d.


-The People's Bicentennial Commission. "The Bicentennial Era, 1972-1976: The Tory's Program; The Patriot's Program," 1972


-Mexicana Airlines. "The DeAnza Expedition: A Historical Celebration, Mexico, Mexico City, August 13-18-1975"


-"El Viaje de Juan Bautista DeAnza y la Fundacion de San Francisco, 1775- 1776; An Official Bicentennial Historical Reenactment, 1975-1976"


-Santa Fe Railroad. "1876 Timetable"


-Do. "Santa Fe is a 108-year partner in our Nation's 200 years of progress," 1976


-Assn. American Railroads. "Railroad Landgrants: A Sharp Deal for Uncle Sam," n.d.


-Unident. Timeline of American Revolution, 1771-1784 [photocopy]


4.5--Misc. Printed Matter & Ephemera


-Media Research. "The Destructive Program of the People's Bicentennial Commission"


-"Alameda County Bicentennial Projects"


-"The American Freedom Train Official Commemorative Program"


-Natl. Audiovisual Center. "Media for the Bicentennial"


-American Outlook. "We the People: Voter's Guide to the 1974 State & Federal Elections"


-Santa Fe Railroad. "Toward a Better Way"


-"Patriotic Expo '76"


-San Diego Union. "Official Calendar" [bicentennial events in San Diego Co.]


-"San Diego County Bicentennial Calendar, Unincorporated Communities"


-Time (7/5/76)


-Calif. Engineering Fdtn. "200 Years of Technical Progress"


-"San Joaquin Delta Community College History & Government Classes Celebrate the Bicentennial, 1776-1976"


-So. Dakota Bicentennial Commission. "The American Bicentennial: A Time to Celebrate Freedom"


-Misc. flyers, badges, etc.


4.6-Bicentennial Bulletin, 1973-74


4.7-Bicentennial Times, 1974-76