Grind acorns with a mortar and pestle, feel animal skins and play a game of chance. The trunk includes maps, photographs, music, a video, and resource books.
Make your classroom come to life with primary source documents and reproductions of items from the Historical Association’s archives. There are four thematic trunks.
This traveling trunks explores the different immigrant groups who came to San Mateo County through photographs, maps, resource books and immigrant stories.
Strike it rich! Explore the gold fields through the journal of W.D.M. Howard, a San Mateo County resident. The “Miner’s Backpack” also includes gold pans, newspapers, letters, and photographs.
Use an iron, wear a paper collar, and make your own stereoviews for the stereoscope. The suitcase features photographs, newspapers, and journal reproductions.
- Available from the History Museum.
- Curriculum guides geared for third and fourth grades.
- Trunk $40 for a calendar month, Backpack $20 for a calendar month.