New Artifact Drives into the HSJ Collection
Earlier this month History San José received a new addition to the Collection – a working 1940 Chevy Pickup Truck. The truck was donated by Marie Gairaud and belonged to her husband Louis. The truck arrived at HSJ on the 6th anniversary of his passing. We are honored to add Louis’ truck to the Collection…
Collections Corner: The Old Townsend House
Recently we received a donation from the Kanemoto family of Lucy Walker Townsend’s papers and artwork, documenting the old Townsend home at 1585 Schallenberger Road in San Jose. Some may remember the mansion, no longer standing, built by J. H. M. Townsend for his bride Katherine Chisholm, and where his children Ethel, Eva Maude, and…
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