This collection of photographs documents the early California life of members of the the Trafton and Crane families. The collection
includes one letter from Alice E. Crane to her sister Emma Crane Trafton of Davisville, California as well as photographs
portraying farm life and members of the Trafton and Crane families.
The Trafton-Crane family emigrated to California from Rhode Island in the early 1870s. The family settled in Davisville (later
Davis); other Trafton relatives settled in the Watsonville area of Santa Cruz County.
All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission
to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to
include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.