Museum’s Board Nominees and Slate of Officers for 2018-19

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The Los Altos History Museum has nominated four new members for its Board of Directors and the slate of officers to serve as its Executive Committee for 2018-19. Being nominated to join the board for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2018 are: Gunilla Follett, Janet Klinke, Larry Lang, and Dwight Matthews. Gunilla Follett has actively served on several nonprofit boards,…

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Los Altos History Museum Commemorates WWI Photographic Exhibition with Memorial Day Activities

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LOS ALTOS, CA (May 10, 2018) – A costumed historical reenactor and hands-on World War I-themed craft projects are activities planned by the Los Altos History Museum for its closing weekend of the nationally touring photographic exhibition “Over Here: Americans at Home in World War I,” slated for Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, 10am-3pm, and makes way for the opening…

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County Funds Renovation of Tank House

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Los Altos Town Crier, May 2, 2018, written by Los Altos Town Crier Staff The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last month to fund the renovation and rehabilitation of the 101-year-old Spagnoli Tank House at the Los Altos History Museum. “Our Valley rightfully takes pride in its 21st-century role as a technology and thought leader, but there’s…

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History Museum Celebrates Preservation Month with Historical California Bungalow Exhibition

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LOS ALTOS, CA (April 26, 2018) – May is Preservation Month, and to celebrate our local heritage, the Los Altos History Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its exhibit “Dormers to Doors: A Look at a California Bungalow,”on display May 10th through June 17th, 2018 in the historic J. Gilbert Smith House. The exhibition will explore the California Bungalow style, and…

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History Museum to Hold Symposium on Women, Workers, and the Suppressed in World War I

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LOS ALTOS, CA (April 18, 2018)– In recognition of the extreme social upheaval of World War I on the homefront,the Los Altos History Museum will hold a symposium panel titled “Women, Workers, and the Suppressed,” slated for Tuesday, May 1 at 7pm, at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. The public is invited to participate in an exchange of ideas with…

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