FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
August 17, 2015
State Archives Speaker Series to HostHistorian Todd Holmes
The California State Archives Speaker Series continues Thursday, August 20. Historian Todd Holmes will discuss his forthcoming book, The Fruits of Fracture: The Corporate West, the United Farm Workers’ Movement, and the Rise of Reaganism in American Politics.
Todd Holmes is a postdoctoral scholar with the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University. A native of Sacramento, Todd earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in History at California State University, Sacramento, and a Doctorate in History at Yale University. He is the author of numerous articles on California politics, western agribusiness, and environmental policy. At Yale, he served four years as the Program Coordinator for James C. Scott’s Agrarian Studies Program and is currently the principal researcher of the California Coastal Commission Project at Stanford University.
The speaker series is sponsored by the Friends of the State Archives.
This is a free, but ticketed event.
The event is open to media, but an RSVP is strongly recommended.
California State Archives Speaker Series
Todd Holmes – Author and a postdoctoral scholar with the Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
California State Archives
1020 O Street, 4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Nancy Lenoil – State Archives, (916) 653-7715
Sam Mahood – Secretary of State, (916) 653-6575