Patty Pforte

Patty Pforte

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Patty Pforte is a Manager for Public Programs and Visitor Experience in the California Historical Society with five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2016 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2017 with two videos. Most common tag: Immigration.

Appearances by Title:Manager, Public Programs and Visitor Experience, California Historical Society Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • Chinese Americans in California

    Chinese Americans in California

    A historian and a philanthropist looked at the struggles and discrimination faced by Chinese immigrants in nineteenth and early…

  • "Nation of Immigrants" Mythology

    "Nation of Immigrants" Mythology

    California State University Professor Emerita Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz critiqued the popular notion of “nation of immigrants,”…

  • California Gold Rush Fires and Floods

    California Gold Rush Fires and Floods

    Gary Noy gave an illustrated talk about the devastating fires and floods that coincided with the population explosion caused…

  • Mail-Order Marriages in California

    Mail-Order Marriages in California

    Professor Marcia Zug talked about her book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, in which she discusses how 19th century…

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