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    • Mothers' Club Meeting

    • Agricultural laborers; Camps; Mothers
    • Three women, one feeding a bottle to baby, looking at 'Vocal Gems' song book. An inscription on the back reads: 'Hymn singing at Mother's Club Meeting....' Possibly Good Neighbors Society meeting. Arvin Farm Labor Camp ('Weedpatch') Weedpatch Camp...
    • Farmhouse

    • Landscapes; Ranches; Farms
    • Number 5 of 10 Steinbeck locations: A farmouse and building with empty corrals. The inscription on the back reads, Pastures of Heaven. Others in this series are numbers. 64, 809, 810, 811, 813, 814, 815, 816, 817
    • Car and Farmhouse

    • Landscapes; Ranches; Farms; Dwellings
    • Number 6 of 10 Steinbeck locations: and car in a farmyard, seen through trees. The inscription on the back reads, Pastures of Heavan. Others in this series are numbers. 64, 809, 810, 811, 812, 814, 815, 816, 817
    • Cows in a Field

    • Landscapes; Ranches; Animals
    • Number 7 of 10 Steinbeck locations: Cows in a field eating silage. The inscription on the back reads, Pastures of Heaven. Others in this series are numbers. 0 064, 0 809, 0 810, 0 811, 0 812, 0 813, 0 815, 0 816, 0 817.
    • Of Mice and Men Theatre Materials

    • Playbills; Play scripts; Play tickets
    • A photo of a playbill, script, tickets, and letters from an 'Of Mice and Men' performance. Inscription on the back reads: "MA 3663 and MA 3664 John Steinbeck Of Mice and Men. Part of the Pierpont Morgan Library collection.
    • Portrait

    • Authors; Portraits
    • John Steinbeck sitting in a chair with his legs crossed. It is considered the iconic portrait of the author. Included is the author's name (handwritten0 and an inscription which reads: "L.C. Many Thanks John Steinbeck."
    • Joseph Bragdon

    • Boats; Friends
    • Joe Bragdon,a friend of Steinbeck, standing with the Astoria San Francisco, a coastal lumber boat in the background. The Inscription on the back reads: "Joe Bragdon Monterey wharf with one the last coastal lumber ships 1936"
    • Steinbeck Family Beach Picnic

    • Authors; Families; Beaches; Eating & drinking
    • An inscription on the back reads: 'Beach picnic, [John Steinbeck] in his mother's [Olive's] lap, father [John Ernst] 2nd to right, sisters Esther and Elizabeth (bareheaded) standing behind. Mrs. E. G. Ainsworth; Salinas Library."
    • Steinbeck in Russia

    • Authors; Galleries & museums; People
    • John Steinbeck with group, possibly including Frida Lurie (Russian interpreter), looking at the US Embassy display. An inscription on back reads: 'Embassy display 1963'
    • Gwyn Steinbeck

    • Portraits; Spouses
    • Gwyn Conger prior to marriage to John Steinbeck. Inscription reads: "To my darling dancing partner: John, Here's hoping you tap your way to the tops! (music notation) and kisses, Bette Grable Conger" Original is in the safe.

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