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Bibliography of Popular & Professional Publications

 

BOOKS

 

Alcatraz Island: The Official Guide. [In production.] San Francisco: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. Anticapted publiation date December 2017.

Fort Point National Historic Site. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Park Conservancy, 2016.

Sutro's Glass Palace: The Story of Sutro Baths. Bodega Bay, Calfornia: Hole-In-The-Head Press, 2014

Fort Baker Through The Years: The Post, The Park, The Lodge. With Kristin Baron. Bodega Bay, California: Hole-In-The-Head Press, 2011.

The Last Missile Site: A History of Nike Missile Site SF-88L, Fort Barry. With Stephen A. Haller. Bodega Bay, California: Hole-In-The-Head Press, 2009.

Alcatraz At War. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Park Association, 2002.

American Seacoast Defenses: A Reference Guide. Contributing author. Houston, Texas: Coastal Defense Study Group Press, 1999.

Fort Point: Sentry At The Golden Gate. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Park Association, 1992.

Official Guide to the Presidio of San Francisco. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Park Association, 1992.

Fortress Alcatraz. Kailua, Hawaii: Pacific Monograph, 1991. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2004.

 

PERIODICALS

 

"West Battery and Fort Scott Endicott Batteries: Construction, Evolution, and Modifications." Coast Defense Journal, Volume 30, Issue 3, August 2016.

Outside Lands: The Periodical of the Western Neighborhoods Association. Quarterly column.

"Defence of the Golden Gate: Battery Cavallo - Survivor of the Plan of 1870." Fort: The International Journal of Fortificaiton and Military Architecture. Volume 33, 2005.

"J.D. Givens: A Personal and Professional Biography." Prologue: Quarterly Magazine of the National Archives and Records Administration. Summer 2002.

"Survivor of the Plan of 1870: Battery Cavallo, Fort Baker." Coastal Defense Study Group Journal. February 2000.

"From Cannons to Butterflies."
ParkNews Magazine. Spring 1999

"Search and Destroy: The 1864 Alcatraz Photographs."
The Civil War Chronicles, pp. 24 - 29, Winter Issue 1994.

"Search and Destroy: The 1864 Alcatraz Photographs."
American Heritage Magazine, pp. 98 - 103, November 1992.

"Surveying the Battleship ARIZONA."
After the Battle Magazine, pp. 39 - 43, Issue No. 45, Fall 1984.

"Diving Into History."
Pearl Harbor-Gram, Fall Issue 1982.

 

SPECIAL HISTORY REPORTS & INTERPRETIVE STUDIES

 

Historic Structure Report: Battery Townsley, Fort Cronkhite, California. San Francisco: National Park Service. 2014

Interpretation Plan for Battery Townsley and Fort Cronkhite in Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Draft) San Francisco: National Park Service.

Historic Structure Report: The Fort Mason Commanding General's Residence. San Francisco: National Park Service. 2006

Abbreviated Historic Structure Report: Fort Barry Balloon Hangar (With Jane Lehman, NPS) San Francisco: National Park Service. 2006

The Coastal Defense Batteries at Fort Winfield Scott, Presido of San Francisco, 1870 - 1946. San Francisco: Presidio Trust. 2005

Historic Fortification Preservation Handbook. (Contributing author) Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission. 2003.

Historic Structure Report: Bldg 64, Alcatraz Island. (With Jane Lehman, NPS). San Francisco: National Park Service. June 2004

Historic Furnishings Plan: The Alcatraz Prison. (With Mary Grassick, NPS) Harpers Ferry Center: National Park Service. 2004 (work-in-progress).

Abbreviated Historic Structures Reports: Alcatraz Island Post Exchange; Alcatraz Island Industries Building; Alcatraz Island Quartermaster Warehouse. San Francisco: Lerner & Assoc. Architects. 2002.

Historic Structure Report: Alcatraz Island Guardhouse Complex. San Francisco: Lerner & Assoc. Architects. 2002.

Sikes Farmhouse Interpretive Prospectus, Prepared for the San Diegueito River Park District. San Diego: IS Architecture. 2001.

J.D. Givens & Eadweard Muybridge: Photographers of the Golden Gate. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Park Association. October 2000.

Seacoast Fortification Preservation Guide for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (Contributing author) San Francisco: National Park Service, September 1999.

"What We Have We Shall Defend": A Historic Resource Study and Preservation Guide for Nike Missile Launch Site SF-88L, Fort Barry. (With Stephen A. Haller) San Francisco: National Park Service, September 1998.

Historic Ordnance Plan for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (With Stephen A. Haller) San Francisco: National Park Service, November 1995.

Cultural Resource Management Plan for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. San Francisco: National Park Service. November 1993.

Interpretive Operations Plan, Nike Missile Launch Site, Fort Barry, Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area. San Francisco: National Park Service. November 1986.


 

BROCHURES & OTHER INTERPRETIVE MEDIA

Discover Lands End Shipwrecks. (Author) Interpretive Brochure. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. 2013

Discover Lands End: A Self-Guided Walking Tour. (Author) Interpretive Brochure. San Franciso: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. 2012

Alcatraz: Life On The Rock. (Consulting historian and text writer) Traveling exhibit prepared by Alcatraz Cruises, LLC. 2010

Save The Rock: The Alcatraz Preservation Project. (Author) Interpretive brochure. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. 2003

Alcatraz Exposed: A Century of Photographs. (Advising historian) Interactive CD. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. 2003

Alcatraz Cellhouse Audio Tour. (Advising historian and Interpretive specialist.) Self-guided audio tour. San Francisco: Golden Gate National Parks Association. 1987, 2008