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Our History
 A black and white advertisement says: Pioneer Boot and Shoe Emporium. Lester & Gibbs, Importers and Dealers, No. 184 Clay Street, (Court Block.) San Francisco. L. & G. are receiving additions to their large and varied Stock by every Steamer.

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 An illustration with red, white, and tan colors shows a pig in the middle with Chinese characters underneath and around it. To the right, people sit around a table with food on it.

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 A black and white portrait shows the headshot of Aaron Ross looking ahead, with a beard and a coat on. Below his portrait it says: 'Hold-the-Fort' Ross on a tan colored ribbon.

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 An image of a white paper bank note reads: Promise to pay to or bearer on demand, Twenty Dollars, Philadelphia, the day of 179_. For the President, Director, and Company of the Bank of North America.

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 An aged, yellowed image shows a paper that says: Agents or Messengers please fill up this Label as Indicated. Wells Fargo & Co. Express Delivery Receipt Book from August 17, 1901 to Oct. 31, 1902, delivered by Julia L. Jones Agent.

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 Nine stuffed animals, including a pony, bear, and dogs, are propped up in front of a light brown background. Behind them are yellow papers, one that doesn't show much, and one that says: Have we got a bag for you.

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 Two side-by-side images show a room with display cases holding clothing items and baskets. On the walls are other display cases with a number of artifacts.

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 An older, black and white image shows the portrait of a man, Thaddeus Lowe, who is looking to his right, off the side of the camera. He has a mustache and wears a suit.

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 Two images are shown side by side. The one on the left is black and white featuring a stagecoach with a man and a woman standing beside it. The image on the right is in color and shows the red stagecoach on display. A woman is standing nearby.

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