This week I continued my research. There are a lot of documents to sort through, with different dates, names, and entities. So for the most part I’m just trying to do an inventory of them, making notes about each document and writing down dates and general information. Eventually I want to make a timeline of events, once I go through … Read more
Having worked in construction building before decks and fences allowed me to transition into being an intern at the Small Boat Shop at San Francisco Maritime, but it’s still a challenge. There’s a lot of terminology and tools specific to maritime that I’m very unfamiliar with, and it has also been a while since I built a deck or a … Read more
This summer I will be returning home to the San Francisco Bay Area after my first year of grad school in Chicago to work as an LHIP intern at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, where I was an intern last year.
I will be serving double duty, working as a researcher and as an assistant in the … Read more
My name is Eduardo J. Chaidez, and I was born and raised in Oakland, California. Like many other high school Latinx students from Oakland, I dropped out (only 54.4 % of Latinx high school students are graduating in Oakland, according to the San Jose Mercury). I attended an alternative charter school called Civicorps (formerly East Bay Conservation Corps), where I … Read more