Exhibit Research and Credits
Bancroft, Hubert Howe. Literary Industries, A Memoir. Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1891.
Emanuels, George. Walnut Creek: Arroyo de las Nueces. Diablo Books, Walnut Creek, 1991.
Emanuels, George. Ygnacio Valley 1834-1970. Panorama West Books, Fresno, 1985.
Hurtado, Albert L. Indian Survival on the California Frontier. Yale University Press, 1988.
M. Roy Cartography. Map of Native peoples and languages of the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas circa 1700. For Bay Nature Magazine, based on data from Tammara Norton and Randall Milliken, and with input from members of the Quiroste tribe (the Quiroste tribe are the ancestral relatives of today’s Amah Mutsun, Muwekma, and other Bay Area Native peoples).
Margolin, Malcolm. The Ohlone Way : Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area. Berkeley, Heyday Books, 1978.
Silver, Johanna and Brenner, Marian (Photographer). The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2016
Tahira, Chieko. Lotus. Gerald Tahira, 1996.
Bancroft, Ruth ; with introductions by Frank H. Cabot and Wayne Roderick ; interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1991 and 1992. The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California: Creation in 1971, and Conservation. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Bouchert, Philip – Photo Credit, Banner
Advising and Research Support
Walnut Creek Historical Society
Sean Burke – Save Mt. Diablo
Christopher Sulots – East Bay Regional Parks
Chris Ladan – UC Climate Steward
Susan Van Dyne
Martin Steinpress, David Mitchell and Arthur Waddington
Bill Duncan and Mary Stone
Special thanks to Helen Josephine for sponsoring the exhibit and help every step of the way!