Memories Project

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Memories Project

Items in the Memories Project Collection

Professor John Kemble's history class from Pomona College in the rear of the Canedo Adobe, 1956. The class was on its way north on a spring break trip with a Gold Rush theme, and stopped by the home of Elmer and Barbara Whittaker, good friends of Dr.…

At Home in the Pico:
During the years of my archaeological field school at the Presidio, I stayed in a tent at El Capitan State Beach, the "Scholar's Quarters," and the Pico Adobe. The Pico was absolutely the best! It had a stove that was identical…

Russell C. Ruiz (left) helped lead tours of the Presidio on Saturday mornings dressed in the uniform of the soldado de cuera, along with other members of the Presidio Volunteers, including Pete Aguilar, Lottie McFarland, and Julio Cruz, among others.…

Favorite Memory:
Joining the soldados for various historical events with Russ Ruiz and the rest of the soldados, doing drum and drill! (I have pictures!)

California State Senator Gary Hart, left, and California State Assemblyman Jack O'Connell, right, on the occasion of presenting, on behalf of the State Legislature, a Joint Resolution of Commendation to the then-President of the Santa Barbara Trust…

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