History Museum Asks Community to Share COVID-19 Experiences

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LOS ALTOS, CA (April 7, 2020) – To document the impact of COVID-19 on the community, Los Altos History Museum is seeking stories, photos, diary entries, and other materials from residents of Santa Clara County. The material and online submissions will be archived for the Museum’s permanent collection, and preserved for future historians, researchers and visitors. “We want to hear…

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History Museum Hosts a Virtual Story Circle

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LOS ALTOS, CA (April 2, 2020) In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are finding creative ways to engage and interact with their community. As part of its mission to gather and present compelling stories, Los Altos History Museum will hold an online Story Circle for participants to share their experience of resilience during this unique moment in history….

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History Museum Remains Open to Visitors, Suspends Event

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LOS ALTOS, CA (March 11, 2020) – In response to the county’s recommendations to cancel events for large groups due to the Coronavirus, Los Altos History Museum is suspending the ceremony scheduled for Saturday, March 21. The ceremony was planned to celebrate the unveiling of the newly renovated historic Tank House while welcoming the community to the opening of the…

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History Museum Unveils Renovated Tank House

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LOS ALTOS, CA (March 3, 2020) – Paying homage to our agricultural history, Los Altos History Museum unveils their newly-renovated historic Tank House in a ceremony on Saturday, March 21st, 2-5pm. The presentation is part of the opening reception for the Museum’s exhibition, “In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del Norte,” on display through June 21st,…

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History Museum’s Exhibition Shines a Spotlight on Migrant Farm Workers

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LOS ALTOS, CA (February 25, 2020) – Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibition chronicles the lives of contemporary migrant farm workers, on display March 19 through June 21. “In the Fields of the North / En los Campos del Norte” features photojournalist David Bacon’s evocative photographs alongside moving oral narratives from migrant farm workers. The exhibition, fully translated into both…

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