Days of Cal: A Virtual Tour through U.C. Berkeley's History

cal fact: The Smokey the Bear hats worn by National Park Service rangers was reportedly originated at Cal. The hats are quite similar to the Senior Sombreros worn by Cal students early in this century; and Stephen Mather '87 was the first Director of the National Park Service.

history of cal & more
photographic tour a virtual journey
hall of distinguished berkeleyans including alumni & faculty
bear traditions cal events & lore
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