The exhibit consists of sixteen graphic panels that tell the story of California's experience of the Civil War, from earliest settlement up to the Union victory in 1865.
These panels provide the narrative spine of the exhibit. Hosting institutions may fill out the show with artifacts or supplemental items.
In the Folsom show, displays were created by numerous organizations, including the Folsom History Museum, the Sons of Union Volunteers, Daughters of the Golden West, and various private collectors.
The DVD provides images and animations not included in the multimedia show.
The California and the Civil War DVD traces the Golden State's experience from earliest settlement days through the end of the war .
California and the Civil War presents the story of California's experience of the convulsive upheaval that almost destroyed the United States.
American California and the Fate of the Nisenan was produced in cooperation with the Nisenan Nevada City Rancheria. It describes the catastrophic impact of California Gold Rush on the Nisenan and other tribes that lived in areas overrun by miners.
California Educational Multimedia is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to bringing rich media to public and private education. Our particular interest is California history.
We are currently offering a graphic exhibit and live multimedia presentations. We will be introducing a DVD in the fall. We look forward to eventually putting all of our content on-line, allowing for the widest possible access.
Please join us if you love history and want to see it presented by today's most promising computer-based tools.