Descendents of General Phineas Banning, 1952
and Hancock Banning, Jr., grandson of the general. Two negatives show seated six-year-old Patty Bossard, of Blue Jay, Calif., seated in front of dressing table, circa civil war, while her five-year-old sister, Linda fixes her hair. Dressing table was in guest room of Banning Mansion which opened today for public inspection after renovation with all original furnishings. One negative shows Patty Bossard holding up dress in front of giant four-poster bed which used to belong to Mrs. Hancock Banning, daughter-in-law of the general.