Furniture; Relocation camps; Rocking chairs; Forced migration; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Santa Anita Assembly Center (Calif.); World War II, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
Photograph shows a rocking chair made by an evacuee at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center.
Checks; Murphy, Martin, 1807-1884; Receipts (acknowledgments); San Jose (Calif.)
A receipt and two checks. The receipt is from "The Monitor and Guardian" newspaper, for a year long subscription made by Martin Murphy. The two checks were written by Murphy in 1877 and 1878. The checks come from the Commercial &...
Alameda, The (San Jose and Santa Clara, Calif.); Carriages and carts; Horses; Pedestrians
Hill and Watkins photograph of The Alameda lined by trees. A horse and buggy are in the fore ground and a group of walkers are in the distance. A sign for opticians and a white fence lines one side of the road.
Mission Period; Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Technology; Water filter urns;
Vessel made of porous stone. There are four four-inch-square projections flush with the top of the urn. These projections are approx. 1.5 inches thick and are part of the urn. Top is round, bottom is oval.
Altar candlesticks; Mission Santa Clara; Religious articles; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Altar candlesticks (Mission period). Made of wood, plaster, pigment, and gilt. Both candlesticks are identical in design but x.2000.9a has more damage on the candleholder. Base is triangular with a smaller triangular piece on top. A stem widens to...
Hupa basket hats; Mission Santa Clara; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Yurok basket hats;
Cap from the Yurok or Hupa region. Made of grass fibers, brachen fern, and willow cane. Brown round basket, bowl shaped. These caps were worn low on the forehead while carrying a burden basket. They were used to reduce the potential chaffing caused...
Electric discharges; Scientific apparatus and instruments
When connected to a power source, a bright electric spark would flash between the two ends of the two outer posts. The middle glass post is made of photo gray glass (yellow tinted glass), which would have glowed. This instrument is visible in early...
Scientific apparatus and instruments; Induction coils
The Ruhmkorff induction coil consists of two separate coils of wire one inside the other wound around a cylinder with a central core of soft iron rods. When a current is passed through the first primary coil, current is induced in the secondary...
People; Portraits; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Women; Wright, Sue;
Ambrotype of Sue Wright (related to the Bradleys) wearing a black dress and choker, very light tinted cheeks. Inside covering is made of red and black velvets, cased in a papier mache case which opens on both ends.