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Accession #: 1996.27 Linear Feet: 1.25 Date Range: estimated 1890s-1940s Content Notes: Includes photographs, military documents Kazimir Mikolaj Alojzy Witwicki (1888-1948) served in two armies through two world wars and lived on three continents before settling in Santa Cruz in the late 1940′s. Kazimir, who was born in Kiev, Russia (now Ukraine), but considered himself […]
Accession #: 1996.27 Linear Feet: 12.06 Date Range: 1920s-1950s Content Notes: Includes 13 Scrapbooks Vera (McKenna) Clayton (1896-1978) was born in Oakland, California, the daughter of James McKenna (1870-1909) and Nancy A. (Laughton) McKenna (1871-1940). Vera had one sibling, her sister Melba E. McKenna (1904-1989). After the death of Mr. McKenna, Nancy and her two […]
Accession #: TR81.93 Linear Feet: 0.42 Date Range: 1927-1933, 1949 Content Notes: Includes magazine issues The Twenty-Thirtian was the monthly publication of the 20-30 International Club, a service organization designed to engage young men in their communities. The 20-30 International was created in Sacramento in 1922 by ambitious young men who felt excluded from existing […]
Accession #: 78.22 Linear Feet: 2.68 Date Range: 1950s-1970s Content Notes: Includes photographs, scrapbooks, meeting minutes, x-ray ledger Santa Cruz County Tuberculosis and Health Association began operations in 1919 as a local committee of the state association, the California Tuberculosis Association. In the organization’s early years its meager funds went to help support Red Cross […]
Accession #: L96.21 Linear Feet: 1.46 Date Range: estimated 1920s -1960s Content Notes: Includes photographs, diaries, notebooks, tree segments, trade tools Axel Erlandson (1884-1964) was born in Sweden, immigrating with his parents to America in 1886. In the 1920s, he began experimenting with the training of tree trunks to grow in ornamental shapes and patterns. […]