California

C. 1900'S

Elementary school class picture. Photograph mounted on cardboard. Image of 34 children in front of an ivy covered building holding U.S. flags and a photograph of President Theodore Roosevelt. The...

c.1987

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1985

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1985

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1983

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1984

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

c.1970

This collection of eight garments, worn by Nancy Reagan, when she was First Lady of California and First Lady of the United States, illustrates fashionable stylistic changes in the work of...

Matchbook for Southern Pacific Railroad; the cover is all one drawing that can be seen when it is fully open, and it shows a treamlined train passing by a Mission wihc has a statue of a friar and...

Matchbook cover for Southern Pacific Railroad; The cover is yellow, with "Southern Pacific Streamlined Daylights" printed on it in red and black. On the back is a streamlined drawing...

Matchbook for Southern Pacific Railroad Company; yellow cardstock with the company's logo on the back cover and on the front there is a drawing of a bowl and " Southern Pacific's...

Matchbook from Western Pacific Railroad Company; it has the logo printed in white over white.

1917-1918

This dress is made of a very inexpensive type of plane weave cotton (like cheese cloth). It has been printed with a blue field, showing white stars, and red stripes (making red and white stripes...

c. 1845-1855

This pair of calzoneras is made of black and green fulled wool. The black wool, which composes the inner leg, the outer leg and the cuff is appliqued over the green fulled wool which forms the...

c.1937

Photograph belonging to Rosemary McIntosh, donor's mother. Man in driver's seat of a convertible automobile parked in front of several cabins, with trees. Location might be Lake Tahoe.

ca. 1969

WHAT DO YOU CALL THE OBJECT? wallet

BECAUSE:

THE OBJECT REPRESENTS: work

EXPLAIN WHY (BELIEF OR FEELING): because you put money you've earned in it

PHYSICAL...

c.1883

A tintype of an adult female wearing a hat which is decorated with an ostrich plume at the back. Her dress is trimmed with plaid ribbon.

1969-1970

Small directory of The Peralta Colleges, including telephone directory, Trustees, staff, and personnel with their addresses. Soft bound book with crease, pen marks, and brown spotting on front...

Jan-70

Page 2 contains a statement by the Laney Unified Coalition and a proposal to create an Ethnic Studies Department, mentioning and supporting the Chicano Student Union proposal of Rafael Gonzales as...

11-Sep-49

Time table for the Key System Transit Company, effective September 11, 1949; white paper printed in black, two folds.

July, 1993

Blue paper, single fold, menu for Everett and Jones 20th anniversary, 1973-1993. Jar of Everett and Jones Barbeque Sauce is illustrated on the cover. Oakland, 3415 Telegraph, 601-9377. Inside...

8-Oct-05

The invitation is printed, in gray, on cream colored card stock. There's a 3/4 of an inch border of small embossed dots with a creamy glaze, then two embossed bars making another border, also...

1930s?

This patch, with its curved top edge, appears to have been designed to wear at the top of a sleeve. The patch is dark purple wool felt, to which has been stitched a yellow wool felt bear.

c.1910

This long, tan cotton dress, with 3/4 length sleeves, is trimmed with sueded leather fringe down the sleeves and at the hem. Side seams are slit up approximately 8-9 inches. The hem fringe is...

1908-1920

Sunbonnet of blue and white window pane patterned printed cotton. There is no drawstring or ties to controll the curtain (piece at the nape.) The brim is machine-stitched in pattern of three rows...

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