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Accession number 75-00045
Catalog Number 75-45
Collection San Jose Master Catalog
Object Name Shoe
Description Wedding slippers of Nancy Eleanor Auberry Hellyer (1836-June 11, 1932).


George Washington Hellyer was a '49er from Ohio who moved the Santa Clara valley in 1853. They owned the land where Silver Creek High School is today. He tried mining first, but soon turned to farming. Hellyer Avenue and Hellyer Park in San Jose, CA are named after him George and Nancy had 8 children."
Date 1853