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February 2020

“Franklina C Gray: The Grand Tour” Book Club with Oakland Public Library

February 9 @ 1:30 pm
Oakland Public Library, 125 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
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Franklina C Gray The Grand Tour

We hope you will join us for this event co-hosted with the Oakland Public Library. Take a peek into the travels of Franklina C. Gray through her own writings and pages from her scrapbook. We'll begin at the Main Branch of OPL at 1:30pm to enjoy light refreshments and discuss the book Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour, then we will head across the street for a special tour of Camron-Stanford House and the opportunity to see the original documents on…

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Lina & Tom: A Love Story Tea

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Celebrate love with a special tea honoring our Camron-Stanford House resident sweethearts, Franklina and William. Delight in gourmet tea and traditional finger sandwiches, scones, and sweet treats. Tea admission includes access to current exhibit and house tour. $45/general, $40/members. Tickets Available Online: https://bpt.me/4479077

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March 2020

Docent Training Program

March 14 - May 2
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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This spring the Camron-Stanford House will offer the opportunity to join an innovative team of volunteers interested in local history. Learn about Oakland’s exciting past, polish your public speaking skills, become a history detective and take part in the creation of new exhibits. This is a terrific opportunity to expand your knowledge and learn to give guided tours of the historic Camron-Stanford House, an architectural treasure that is a City, County, and State landmark, and listed on the National Register…

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New Exhibit: Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California History

March 15 - September 27
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Camron-Stanford House is pleased to announce a new exhibit: "Tattooed and Tenacious: Inked Women in California History." From upper-class women who started the tattoo craze to the working-class Tattooed Ladies who performed in circus sideshows, this exhibit puts the foremothers of modern tattooing in the spotlight. Through photographs and personal histories, this exhibit uncovers the fascinating and largely unknown stories of women and tattoos before WWII. A Show stopping mannequin, hand drawn by current Bay Area female tattoo artists…

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April 2020

The Family Historian: Your Photo Archive

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about the different kinds of historic photographs you might have in your family's photo collection, how to care for them and store them so that they are around for future generations to enjoy. You'll also learn about tools and tips to help digitize and organize your photo collection for your entire family to enjoy together. $10/General, $5/Members. Admission includes access to our current exhibit and house tour. Tickets will be available soon --- Iliana Morton is the Collections Manger…

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