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Photograph shows Sarah Folsom weaving. Anne Richardson, also a weaver is standing by her. These two wove rag rugs for many Butte County homes. The loom was made of pine from the hills near Oroville by two men (brothers) for their mother and was used by her until her boys decided she was too old and must stop about 1888. The loom was them purchased by Tom and Sarah Smith for their mother, Martha Tribbey, who used it until her death in 1894. Sarah then used the loom for her living until 1932, weaving occasionally there after until her 96th year. She died in 1959 aged 99 years. From 1932 until shortly before her death, her daughter Anne Richardson wove continuously. Photograph by Leo C. Wurschmidt. see sc21645.