See free behind-the-scenes Halloween archives tour today
SACRAMENTO — The State Archives will provide a free behind-the-scenes guided tour of their collections, focusing on the history of Halloween celebrations in California, at 10 a.m. at the California State Archives building, 1020 O Street, fourth floor, Sacramento.
The State Archives’ collections of historic records include more than 100 million documents, 20,000 maps and architectural drawings, 250,000 photographs and thousands of video and audio recordings.
Each guided tour provides a close encounter with the Archives’ one-of-a-kind historical documents and behind-the-scenes views of the preservation and imaging labs and free admission to its Exhibit Gallery.
This month’s tour will feature historical records, including photographs of costumes, clothing artifacts, items relating to the Preston Castle, candy and Halloweenthemed trademarks.