Pearl and Winnie Williams Collection

Dublin Core


Pearl and Winnie Williams Collection


Mariposa County (Calif.)


Members of the Carter and Williams families were early settlers of the Mariposa and Hornitos areas.


Mariposa County Library


Collection of Pearl Carter Williams and Winnie Williams


San Joaquin Valley Library System




Mariposa County Library


Images can be used for research or educational purposes only. For permission to further reproduce or distribute an image, contact Mariposa County Library. To obtain a photographic or digital copy of the original photograph, contact Mariposa County Library, PO Box 106, Mariposa, CA 95338; phone 209-966-2140.











Collection Items

Mariposa Centennial kitchen crew
Group of thirty-eight men and women wearing food service clothing, in kitchen area of Mariposa fairgrounds building, Mariposa, Calif.; during Mariposa Centennial celebration, 1952.

Amelia Williams and Jennie Gagliardo
Amelia Williams and Jennie Gagliardo standing beside automobile, 1950s; left to right, unidentified woman, Josephine Olcus, Amelia Williams, and Jennie Gagliardo.

St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Hornitos
Front of St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Hornitos, Calif., circa 1926; with about sixty-five members of local Catholic families standing out front, having received First Communion; included are people from the Guest, Cavagnaro, Marrino, Trabucco,…

Quartzburg School
Eight students and a teacher standing beside Quartzburg School, near Hornitos, Calif., circa 1925-1926; left to right back row, Winfred Williams, Eugene Patterson, Robert Davis, Nora M. Sawyer (teacher), Geneva Speaker, Minnie Speaker; left to right…

Carter and Evert wedding portrait
Outdoor wedding party portrait taken at the wedding of Garfield Carter and Margaretha Evert, 1900; left to right, Garfield Carter, Margaretha Evert Carter, Della Carter, Pete Evert, and May Stratman, one of the flower girls.

Mother Carter
Margaretha Evert, later known as Mother Carter, on her 16th birthday in Lancaster, Calif., holding her birthday present, a large doll; born in Luxembourg in 1884, she came to America in 1888.

Indian woman, Midpines, 1930
Unidentified Miwok Indian woman standing on roadway, with two small pigs grazing in nearby meadow; near Midpines, Calif., 1930.

Queen of Mariposa, circa 1931
Queen of Mariposa and others on decorated platform in front of hotel on Main Street, during '49 Fiesta celebration, Mariposa, Calif., circa 1931; left to right, Pearl Carter, unidentified girl, Kay Dexter, Abbott Otto, and Dorothy Apperson, seated.

Pete and Pearl Carter, 1924
Brother and sister Pete and Pearl Carter wearing bathing suits, standing in meadow near Carter Road, Mariposa, Calif., 1924.

Talking through the donkey
Seven Carter family members and a donkey, with five children riding the donkey; one girl standing and "speaking" to donkey's head, and one boy standing and "listening" through tip of donkey's tail; near log cabin on Carter Road, Mariposa, Calif.,…
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