“Part of my job as collections manager is to preserve and prepare artifacts for our Chief Curator so that she has everything she needs to create inspiring, engaging exhibits. For the upcoming exhibit about transportation around Ventura County the artifacts are a bit BIGGER than normal. I enlisted the help of our generous staff to get the pieces cleaned and photographed this summer in preparation of the exhibit.” — Renee Tallent, The Smith-Hobson Family Collections Manager

This surrey with wicker seats and dash carried the Albert Pfeiler Family around Oxnard in the first few decades of the 20th century.

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