VINTAGE KNOTT'S MEMORABILIA ON DISPLAY FEATURING VIDEOS + BOOKS + INTERVIEWS

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Curator and collector Jay Jennings displays just a small sample from the Knott's Berry Farm Museum's vast collection of vintage memorabilia dating as far back as the late-1920s. These rare items include menus, maps, matchbooks, ashtrays, cigarette lighters, films, toys, books, brochures, pictorial guides, magazines, tickets, mugs, shot glasses, spoons, snapshots, postcards, signed letters, and much more. Many of these one-of-a-kind items were donated to the museum by past farm employees and even the Knott family themselves.

Placemat, Coin Bank, Music Box, Tie Rack, and Liberty Bell


LP, Toy Wagon, Jam Jar, Oil Lamp, and Sugar Jar


Drinking Glasses, Shot Glasses, and Matchbooks

Ashtrays

Serving Trays and Dinner Plate


Walter Knott's Cashbox


Covered Wagon Diorama Card
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First Catalog



Early Pie Tin


Panned Gold



Glow-In-The-Dark Jesus Card



Early Menu



Early Map



Personal Letter Signed by Walter Knott
Two big supporters of Jay Jennings' efforts to preserve Knott's Berry Farm history are Walter Knott's only living daughter, Marion (above), and grandson, Steve (below). Marion explained, "I grew up on this farm and I'm very grateful that Jay is keeping its memory alive and well."
Steve Knott added: "Jay really knows his Knott's history. I lived it my whole life and the facts and accuracy in his Knott's books are right on the money."