The orientation area introduces the six themes explored in this gallery. Exhibit cases display an artifact, visual, and audio representing each theme. This centralized area features a way-finding map to direct you to each theme. While the gallery as a whole is not arranged by time periods, most of the themes found within are arranged chronologically.
- Industry and Energy-Mars space suit
- Our Lives, Our Communities-hairdresser set
- Cultural Expressions-pow wow
- Conflict and War-Doughboy uniform and gun
- Agricultural Innovation-raking plow, oral histories
- Newcomers and Settlement – model train, painted immigrant trunk