September 13, 2012
Keeping Track: California State Parks holds the third-largest artifact collection in the U.S. (after the Smithsonian and National Parks), and unearthed Evelyn McCormick’s “Shrimp Fishermen” 40 years after it fell off the inventory rolls.
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Restored Monterey mural goes on exhibit for first time in 40 years, along with other historic works.
To describe the vast Sacramento storage rooms that contain troves of artifacts, Kris Quist, the Monterey district museum curator for State Parks, invokes the most famous of archaeological heroes. “It’s this Indiana Jones warehouse with ...