Individual classrooms may take advantage of a "mini-display" traveling exhibit program offered by the Amador-Livermore Valley Historical Society Museum.
The program is presented in informal sessions in the classroom by museum docents. Docents are individuals who are trained to give a meaningful presentation on the topic being displayed. There are presently nine volunteer docents who present the sessions which last from 30 to 40 minutes each.
Topics of, current exhibits include Fossils in Our Valley, The Ohlone Indians, How to Make Adobe Bricks, The Ancient Craft of the Cooper, Agriculture and Ranching, Today and Yesterday, and Dolls, Dolls, Dolls.
In addition to the traveling exhibits, the Museum, located on the Alameda County Fairgrounds, is also open to tours for school children. The Museum is open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, first Saturday and third Sunday of each month from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
New exhibits on display at the facility include materials on old St. Raymond's Church, memorabilia from World War I and II, California Indian basket making and the Pleasanton Hop Company. Materials are presently being sought for a turn-of-the-century schoolroom exhibit. Old rulers, desks, slate boards, school papers, photos, etc. would be appreciated.
For reservations for one or more traveling displays, call Bonnie Roberts, Docent Coordinator, at 846-2035. To make arrangements for a tour at the Museum, call 462-2766 on a Tuesday or Thursday.
Further information on the Museum may be had by calling 462-2766.
To see a reproduction of the original article and edition of Pleasanton Pathways, visit: January 1, 1984 Pathways.