Exhibit: Dime Store Kites

Dime Store Kites This exhibit of paper and plastic kites from the 1920s to the 1960s introduces visitors to kites and kite manufacturers of that era. It includes 3-stick kites, paper diamonds, and box kites; some decorated with old favorites like the Man in the Moon, Jolly Roger, cowboys, etc. Many others of that era advertise products.

Another part of the exhibit collects stories of visitors kite adventures Five unique Peninsula kite stories and a map so visitors can see where they took place is available to everyone.

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