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Friday, October 9, 2009

MYSTERIES TOO GOOD NOT TO SHARE

2009 - The Year of Valley History

Since many of the photographs in the David High Collection of The Museum are of people related to the pioneer Davis Family of Toluca/Lankershim (North Hollywood), I first assumed that the ship photo below was from the family's move to the San Fernando Valley about 1895. But, considering the condition of the deck, paint etc. it seems like this might be a ferry rather than a higher class transportation vessel.

Mystery Sea Photo - Gift to the Museum of the San Fernando Valley from David High July 2009 - refer to photo HC-107

Mystery Woman - Gift to the Museum of the San Fernando Valley from David High July 2009 - refer to photo HC-106
At first study, I thought this woman was standing on the stairs of the Weddington House, but look at the posting for Milo Wesley Weddington. The stairs look steeper and higher.

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