"We do need to learn history,
the kind that does not put its main emphasis on knowing presidents
and statutes and Supreme Court decisions, but inspires a new
generation to resist the madness of governments trying to
carve the world and our minds into their spheres of influence."
-- Howard Zinn, The
Use and Abuse of History
read history we make history."
William Curtis (1824-1892), The Call of Freedom
Understanding the past is key to making
sense of the present and imagining the future. These archives,
both documents and images, are part of the history of the Green
Party of Alameda County. It is a history written from the grassroots
up, that speaks of the kinds of events that helped make progressive
change a reality.