Travel back in time with us and get a glimpse of life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Gibson House and Property virtual tour and education resources offer a full range of
experiences to enrich students understanding of local and regional history.
Shared Histories: Educational Resources and Activities
We are proud to offer following resources which grouped by theme and are intended to assist educators in engaging students with Yolo County Historical Collection and Yolo County Archives resources.
These resources are adaptable to various ages and developmental levels from students in Kindergarten through 6th grade.
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Victorian Dress and Etiquette
This kit focuses on familiarize students with Victorian Dress and Etiquette practices as a way of understanding life in the early 1900s.
The items included are intended to give students background information on Yolo County pioneering families to deepen the understanding of social habits, customs and dress during a significant and formative period in California’s history.
Yolo County Agriculture
This kit focuses on learning about our local community and its agricultural resources and the long history of agricultural production and ingenuity in Yolo County and greater California.
We are compelled to ask questions such as ‘where does our food come from?’ ‘what is necessary for plants to grow?’ ‘how do we connect with our environment?’
Native American History and Culture
This kit focuses on familiarize students with Northern California Native American tribes and traditions. The resources included are intended to give students an understanding of various aspects of culture, including language, food, natural habitats and storytelling.
We are compelled to ask questions such as ‘how do we connect to a place?’ ‘how do we share our stories and traditions?’