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Barry Schrader
Columnist

 

I currently have columns running in 3 newspapers;

  • Tri-Valley Herald : Do You Remember?
  • Valley Times : Looking Back
  • the Independant : Do You Remember?

The Articles appear in the Herald and Independant on Thursdays,
and Sundays in the Times.

They will also be found on this page each week as well.

 

If you've missed any please follow these links on the titles to catch up.

May 11, 2006

Bicentennial invigorated communities three decades ago

May 4, 2006

The newspaper wars saga in the Tri-Valley

April 27, 2006

Cask & Mask’s first play was 50 years ago

April 18, 2006

Some 1906 Quake reminiscences by descendants

April 13, 2006

Deadliest train wreck near Sunol 65 years ago

April 6, 2006

Sunol Water Temple a sight to behold

March 30, 2006

Anza Expedition was re-enacted 30 years ago

March 23, 2006

Midway’s last living teacher recalls schooldays

March 16, 2006

Midway country school alums share memories Pt2

March 9, 2006

Long forgotten country school surfaces on ranch 50 years ago Pt1

March 2, 2006

Sandia opened its ‘Livermore Branch’ 50 years ago

February 23, 2006

Getting National Historic Register recognition

February 16, 2006

Underground shelters abound in valley Part 2

February 9, 2006

Underground shelters abound in valley Part 1

February 2, 2006

Historic benchmarks along the road

January 26, 2006

Historic tradition returning to valley party scene

January 19, 2006

Remembering newspaper history in the Tri-Valley

January 12, 2006

PEO best kept secret for 90 years here

January 5, 2006

Time capsule history still in the making

December 22, 2005

Holidays in the olden days

December 15, 2005

Weather is what you make of it

December 8, 2005

Yard show a seasonal tradition for many families

November 17, 2005

Tassajara School dates back to 1889

November 10, 2005

The colossal growth battles of 1972 & 2005

November 3, 2005

Old Murray Schoolhouse nears 150th birthday

October 27, 2005

Halloween, outhouses and a billy goat

October 20, 2005

End of an era for family car dealership

October 13, 2005

Landmark building coming down at LLNL

October 6, 2005

Danville celebrates its most famous citizen

September 29, 2005

Phoebe Apperson Hearst's Pleasanton ties

September 22, 2005

Local history can be fun in P-town

September 15, 2005

Alviso Adobe passes 150 year mark

September 8, 2005

Livermore had its own National Guard unit

September 1, 2005

A fond farewell to Mister Dublin

August 26, 2005

Memories of a small town newspaper

August 19, 2005

Town of Altamont not much but history now

August 12, 2005

Del Valle reservoir, park already 35 years old

August 5, 2005

80 years old—VA Hospital’s future unknown

July 28, 2005

Military history made at Fleet City

July 21, 2005

Summertime at Crane Ridge Lookout

July 14, 2005

Carol Bush made the Chamber tick

July 7, 2005

Hagemann’s 169-year-old house future in doubt

June 30, 2005

Your mother’s maiden name is at the Fair

June 23, 2005

Livermore’s Max Baer gets bum rap

June 16, 2005

County fair brings back delicious memories

June 9, 2005

League of Women Voters reaches 50 year milestone

June 2, 2005

World champion cowboy called Livermore home

May 19, 2005

Presbyterians celebrate milestone in Livermore

May 12, 2005

Historical Happening at the Fairgrounds

May 5, 2005

The story behind the Peace Monument

April 28, 2005

Niles Canyon Railway still chugging along

April 21, 2005

Barbara Bunshah-The Ultimate Reference Librarian

April 14, 2005

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

April 7, 2005

Looking for pioneer family descendants

March 31, 2005

The Tri-Valley's community college turns 30

March 24, 2005

Grizzly Adams trapped bears in Corral Hollow

March 20, 2005

When the Good Times rolled in Pleasanton

March 10, 2005

Bicentennial memories of a wagon train trek

March 3, 2005

Sunol has the dog-gondest legend

February 24, 2005

Rotary rolls into 100th year

February 17, 2005

The last Foresters Hall passing into history

February 10, 2005

Livermore loses its historic entry signs

February 3, 2005

Lions still roar along after 80 years in valley

January 27, 2005

Quake 0f 1980 remembered 25 years later

January 20, 2005

Presidents visit the Tri-Valley

January 13, 2005

Martin Luther King's visit to the Tri-Valley

January 6, 2005

Paying Tribute to Livermore's "Mother Music"

December 30, 2004

Unknown service club surfaces for air

December 23, 2004

Traditions a big part of holidays

December 16, 2004

Tribute to a "Can-Do" lawyer

December 10, 2004

Give a gift of history-your story

December 3, 2004

Altamont Rock Festival-35 year-old 'Bad Trip'

November 25, 2004

Time Capsules Abound in Valley

November 18, 2004

Touring State Historic Landmarks

November 11, 2004

Newspaper Columnists Abound

The columnist can be reached via email at :

Historian2sbcglobal.net

or by snailmail at:

Barry Schrader
PO Box 851
DeKalb, Ill 60115

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