Photograph, mounted on card, shows interior of Chapman residence on E. 14th St. in Oakland, ca. 1889. The Chapmans lived in New Mexico, first in Las Vegas (postmaster), got into mining, made fortune, sold to concern, went to Europe, make grand tour, bought boatload of objects and came to Oakland. (See photo.) Had livery stable, cost $10,000. Lost his money in a salted mine, moved to Pearl St. in Oakland. Moved to Santa Barbara. Donor's mother came back to Oakland to reach, helped start museum. Bertha Chapman (mother of donor) wrote first book on sex education, called "How Life Begins". Lectured all over US. Had exhibit at the P.P.I.E.
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