Collections Highlights


Explore highlights from our collections of artifacts, primary documents, and photographs

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Personal Items

19th Century Photo Album
19th Century Photo Album
Flamingo Feather Fan
Flamingo Feather Fan
Sun Goggles
Sun Goggles
1901 Stereoscope
1901 Stereoscope
Opera Glasses
Opera Glasses
Makeup Compact
Makeup Compact
Beaded Purse
Beaded Purse
1860s Child's Velocipede (tricycle)
1860s Child's Velocipede (tricycle)
19th Century Hair Receiver
19th Century Hair Receiver

Tools

19th Century Saddle
19th Century Saddle
Temple Branding Iron
Temple Branding Iron
Laundry Agitator
Laundry Agitator
20th Century Coal Iron
20th Century Coal Iron
Traditional Sheep Shears
Traditional Sheep Shears
19th Century Hog Scraper
19th Century Hog Scraper
Mano and Metate
Mano and Metate
Cogstone
Cogstone
Butter Churn
Butter Churn
Pickle Caster
Pickle Caster
Chumash Basket
Chumash Basket

Documents

1866 Deed
1866 Deed
Appeal Document
Appeal Document

Furniture

Renaissance Revival-style Parlor Chair
Renaissance Revival-style Parlor Chair
19th Century Wall Clock
19th Century Wall Clock
19th Century Collapsible Rocking Chair
19th Century Collapsible Rocking Chair
Children's Room Desk
Children's Room Desk
1872 Howe Treadle Sewing Machine
1872 Howe Treadle Sewing Machine
19th Century Children's Bed
19th Century Children's Bed
19th Century Bookcase
19th Century Bookcase
1920s Oil Lamp
1920s Oil Lamp

Art and Decor

Shell Picture
Shell Picture
Hair Wreath
Hair Wreath
Painting of Rev. George W. Hathaway
Painting of Rev. George W. Hathaway
1856 Oil Portraits of  John Temple and Rafaela Cota de Temple
1856 Oil Portraits of John Temple and Rafaela Cota de Temple
Painting of an Elderly man by Fanny Bixby (Spencer)
Painting of an Elderly man by Fanny Bixby (Spencer)
Painting by Sarah Bixby Smith
Painting by Sarah Bixby Smith
Painting by Fanny Bixby (Spencer)
Painting by Fanny Bixby (Spencer)