Famous People From California
Here’s a list of famous people who are originally from California.
Source: 50 States

“California As I Saw It”
This is a collection of first person narratives (stories told by people who were there) of California’s early years from 1849 to 1900.
Source: Library of Congress

The First Peoples of California
Read all about how the American Indians first came to live in the United States.
Source: Library of Congress

Natives & Immigrants
Learn how the Chinese, California Indian, Latino, and African-American cultures were part of the California Gold Rush.
Source: Oakland Museum of California

California’s Famous People
e-ReferenceDesk has created a great archive of famous people form each state. Click on the underlined names for more information about that person.
Source: e-ReferenceDesk

California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA)
The materials on this site document the cultural and political experiences of the African American, Asian American, Chicano/Latino, and Native American ethnic groups in California.
Source: CEMA and The University of California, Santa Barbara

California Demographics

This brief summary of the demographics of California gives basic information on who lives in the state.
Source: The State of California

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