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More than just containers, baskets carry things and many are beautiful to look at.  Many Native American groups were especially adept at making them.  Find them with our help.
 

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  Chester

  Chester - Lake Almanor Museum

  200 First Ave

  PO Box 1191

  Chester   CA  96020    

  Phone   530 258-2742

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.plumascounty.org/Attractions/museums.htm - ChesterMuseum

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Baskets

  Collection N-Z  Photographs

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004
 

  Claremont

  Pomona College Museum of Art

  330 North College Way

  Pomona College

  Claremont  CA   91711    

  Phone  909 621-8283

  Web Site http://www.pomona.edu/museum/

  Description  15th & 16th century Italian panel paintings, Pre-Columbian Native

                    American ar & artifacts, American & European art

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F   Baskets

  Collection N-Z   Paintings

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  3/22/2007

California
Lakeport
Lake County Museum CA
255 North Main Street
Lakeport CA 95453
Phone
707 263-4555
Web Site www.museum.lake.k12.ca.us/
Alt Web www.lakecounty.com/things/museums.html
Description features Pomo Indian baskets
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity Native American
 

  Long Beach

  American Museum of Straw Art

  2324 Snowden Ave

  Long Beach CA   90815    

  Phone  562 431-3540

  Web Site  http://www.strawartmuseum.org/amsahome.htm

  Description  presents the straw arts in online and touring exhibits

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum

  Collection  Crafts

  Collection  Baskets

  New or Updated:  4/7/2006

North Fork
Sierra Mono Museum
Roads 225 & 228
PO Box 275
North Fork CA 93643
Phone 559 877-2115
Web Site ****
Alt Web http://www.north-fork-chamber.com/visit.html
Description tribally owned museum featuring basket collection, Mono life, Wildlife Collection
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 04/26/2003

California
Palm Springs
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
219 S Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs CA  92262
Phone 760 323-0151
Web Site http://www.accmuseum.org/
Description history and culture of Cahuilla Indians
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z Library
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 05/16/2003

Pleasanton
Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Museum
603 Main St
PO Box 573
Pleasanton CA 94566
Phone
925 462-2766
Web Site ******
E-mail mailto:valleymuseum@sbcglobal.net
Alt Web http://www.diablomag.com/0105/guides1c.htm
Description original city hall, now houses local memorabilia, rotates exhibits three times a year
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type City Hall
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 05/18/2003

California
Sanger
Sanger Depot Museum
1770 7th Street
PO Box 44
Sanger CA
Phone
559 875-2848
Web Site http://www.webcitypress.com/sanger/
Description housed in former depot, features Yokut Indian basketry, replica of 1890's downtown street, pioneer room, model logging flume
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Depot
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection G-M Model
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

Tahoe City
Gatekeepers Museum and Steinbach Indian Basket Col
130 West Lake Road
Tahoe City CA 96145
Phone
530 583-1762
Web Site http://www.tahoecountry.com/nlths/gatekeepers.html
E-mail mailto:nlths@tahoecountry.com
Description reconstructed cabin in a park, originally the home of the person responsible for regulating water levels, 800 baskets from 50 tribes
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Baskets
Group Identity Native American

California
Ukiah
Grace Hudson Museum-Sun House
431 South Main St
Ukiah CA 95482
Phone
707 467-2836
Web Site http://www.gracehudsonmuseum.org/
Description artist Hudson ethnographer husband John, site holds museum and the couple's home. Western art, history, and anthropology, study of Pomo Indian
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Ethnography
Collection A-F Baskets
Collection N-Z Paintings 
Group Identity Native American

 

 

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