Paula Freund

Curator/ Patron

Art historian Paula Freund, a volunteer and former board member of the Petaluma Museum Association, is responsible for the three-part project of accessing, digitizing and exhibiting the Petaluma Historical Library & Museum's 19th century portrait collection and the resulting website and "Portraits of Petaluma Pioneers" exhibit. For a discussion of this three-part project, see: Petaluma Pioneers Project


Caroline Costarella

Collection & Archive Processing


Marty Ferrini

Web Developer


Rita Sorpranith

Web Content Manager

Executive Administrator for the non-profit organization Literacyworks and The Literacyworks Center


Cynthia Schlegel

Audio Tour Narratives

Cynthia Schlegel Voice Talent


Wayne Dunbar 

3D Virtual Tour 

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Solange Russek

Collections Manager, Petaluma Historical Library & Museum

If you have any 19th century Petaluma portraits to share or any questions or comments concerning this website, please contact: