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Reproduction Cux
Replica of a Chumash feather headdress or cux; deerskin skull cap on a frame of twigs, with chinstraps made of milkweed cordage; bottom row is white turkey feathers, second row of medium length gray feather; top has a bundle or topknot of tall…

Chumash Basket
Coiled pedestal-base basket; foundation three-rod juncus, split juncus stitches, 12 stitches to one inch; reinforced rim, stitches completely cover foundation; tapered coil finish.

Digging Stick Weights
Black porous stone, circular with a hole in center.

Digging stick weight; made from natural unmodified cobble by pecking; biconically bored hole.

Steatite Pipes
Tubular, gray steatite pipe; one end tapers narrower than the other.

Some pipes found and taken from the Thurmond Ranch in Saticoy; one from Rincon area. Donated to the Museum.

Fishhooks and Net Weight
Barb section of a composite fishhook made of bone.

Mussel-shell fishhook; circular with parallel grooved shank; notch runs parallel to the length; rounded and deep on one face; found and taken from Rincon Point in the 1960s. Donated to the…

Shell Beads and Adornments
Triangular and trapezoidal abalone shell ornaments; one biconically drilled hole at each corner; some cross-hatching.

Bone Whistles
Whistle made from deer tibia with distal end broken off; proximal end has asphaltum over a hole, which shows the imprint of a shell that was once adhered there; found and taken from a cave in Northwest Ventura County. Donated to the Museum.


Projectile Points and Arrow Shaft Straightener
Straightener; single grooved, elliptical in shape with rounded upper surface, flat bottom.

Projectile points; found and taken from San Miguel Island. Donated to the Museum.

Mortar and Pestle with Cooking Bowl
A gray, coarse-grained steatite bowl; globular shape with rounded bottom; exterior is blackened from fire.

Stone mortar and pestle; rounded on one end; found and taken from Somis. Donated to the Museum.

Metate; round shape with surface…

Soledad (Sanchez) and Aurelio Ybarra
Full portrait of Soledad (Sanchez) and Aurelio Ybarra standing outdoors, with shrubbery and houses in the background. Soledad is smiling facing Aurelio, and Aurelio is looking at the viewer. Aurelio holds his hat in hand.

Girls at Fillmore High School
Girls pose for a group photo at Fillmore High School. Standing (l-r): Petra Pedioza, Benigna Solis, Estele Loera. Seated: Antonia Solis and Maria Sanchez. Most of the girls wear similar clothing (possibly a uniform)--dark pleated skirt and knee…

Sanchez Ladies on Horseback
Dominga Sanchez, Maria Sanchez, and Refugio Sanchez (l-r) on horseback at Gardner Ranch, where they visited for walnut picking.

Irene and Eva Sanchez as Children
Irene Sanchez, standing, holds a ball that Eva Sanchez, sitting, is reaching out for. Irene seems to be about 5 and Eva about 2. They are outdoors in a fenced yard. There is a railroad stop sign behind them and a train and houses in the background.…

Arnulfo Sanchez in Sespe Canyon
Arnulfo Sanchez stands on a boulder in a creek or river at Sespe Canyon. He is off the left of the image, rocky hills in background, and he wears a suit and tie.

Refugio Sanchez
Refugio Sanchez poses for an outdoors photo on the occasion of her birthday on February 9, 1928. She is smiling at the viewer and wears a dress with ruffled accents and black pumps. She is under one corner of an arbor, house in the background.

Refugio and Maria Sanchez
Refugio (left) and Maria Sanchez stand alongside their home on Santa Clara Street in Fillmore. They are standing next to the side of the house, Refugio leaning into it. Both girls are wearing knee length dresses and looking at the viewer.

Arnulfo Sanchez in Sespe Canyon
Arnulfo Sanchez, a young man, stands next to an automobile with one foot on the car's side step. He is looking at the viewer and a dirt road leading into a wooded area is in the background. He is in Sespe Canyon.

Sanchez Family Ready for Camping
Exterior view of the Sanchez family car with members of the family in it, ready for camping in the Sierras. A large bundle is tied to the front side of the car, probably camping gear.

Ruth Sanchez with Infant
Ruth Sanchez holds a baby, possibly Alberto, at Ventura Street house under an arbor. Arbor was built by Abundio Sanchez. Ruth and baby face and look at the viewer.

Antonio and Juana Guerrero
Full portrait of Antonio and Juana (Sandoval) Guerrero standing outdoors. Antonio wears a suit and tie and is carrying a trophy. Juana wears a white lacey dress with an elaborate headpiece and veil. Juana has an arm around Antonio's shoulders.

Sanchez Family Home
Exterior view of the Sanchez Family home, a single story structure with a porch and climbing plants. The home was formerly the Franklin Dewey home; address 326 Santa Clara Street (corner of Santa Clara and Clay Streets) in Fillmore.

Parade Float, Fillmore May Festival
Parade float carrying three children for the annual Fillmore May Festival in 1928. The float has a large ball and one girl sits on the ball while two older children, a girl and a boy, stand on either side of the ball. There are flags adorning the…

Manuel Lucero
Outdoor, full portrait of Don Manuel Lucero, band conductor for the Fillmore Citrus Association Mexican Band. He is wearing a suit and bowtie looking at the viewer.

Banda Mexicana in Parade
Banda Mexicana in a parade performance for the annual Fillmore May Festival in 1928. The band is marching past Roy's Garage.

Concha Guerrero Portrait
Full portrait of Concha Guerrero standing outdoors, leaning against a post with a house and parked car in the background. Concha is looking off to the right of the viewer and is wearing a knee length dress or coat with fur collar and sleeve trim.
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