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Public Art in Santa Cruz, by Jessica Teeter
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Santa Cruz had art long before it had an Art League and a Gallery. [Read more]

The life size wax figures of Jesus and his disciples at the last supper were created by Harry Lisbon, plaster ... [Read more]

Cor de Gavere's early life had the aura of a tragic fairy tale. She was born in Java, where her ... [Read more]

Frank L. Heath courted Lillian Dake Storey during painting trips around Santa Cruz County back in the 1890s. [Read more]

The Santa Cruz Daily Surf reports on May 5, 1893 (p. 3) that: [Read more]

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This eve of the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashana, is a good time to recall the small but active group of Jewish pioneers who helped found Santa Cruz.

The first Jewish settler is believed to have been Louis Schwartz, from whose business sprang most of the early Jewish businesses. ..." [More]

Excerpted from Jewish Pioneers Played a Big Role in Santa Cruz by Ross Eric Gibson