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The San Bruno Public Library provides materials and services of popular interest to the community, emphasizing and encouraging reading by children, supplementing the educational needs of the community, and furnishing timely, accurate information. Our mission statement is anchored by the following assumptions:   



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Description : Aerial view of San Bruno, 1932. Tanforan Park Race Track is visible in center of photo. Tree-filled square at bottom left is former site of Uncle Tom's Cabin, where San Mateo Ave. meets El Camino Real. Heart Distict is visible in foreground. Gift of Una Beltramo. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Description : View of Jenevein residence from San Mateo Avenue. Gift of George Jenevein. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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Description : View of Smallcomb Chevrolet, 601 El Camino Real, from street. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission...
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Description : Carol Maraccini, Miss San Bruno 1962 (center), with the second and third place contestants. On the left is Betsy Ross. Gift of Carol Maraccini. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : View of Huntington Park development with Clark Avenue and Oak Avenue intersecting. Gift of San Mateo Times. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard Rights : Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use
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Description : View of San Mateo Avenue at Sylvan Ave. Eureka Federal Savings is visible on right; Kulberg's is on the left. Gift of Richard Staggs. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : Official program for the races held to celebrate Tanforan's 50th anniversary, November 1 through December 17, 1949. Tanforan opened as a racetrack in 1899 and continued to operate until it was destroyed by fire in July 1964. Horse races, air races, and car races were held at Tanforan during its 65 year history. It also served as a training camp for a regiment of the U.S. Army during World War I and as the Assembly Center for the relocation of Japanese-American citizens to...
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Source: 7 Pages of 7: Brochure
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Description : Miss San Bruno 1962 (Carol Maraccini) posing in front of San Bruno Pool, c. 1962. Gift of Carol Maraccini. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description : Aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Lucky Supermarket on El Camino Real, June 29, 1949. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Description : Class portrait of one of the first classes in Old Edgemont Grammar School, 1910. A $25, 000 bond to construct Edgemont Grammar School was passed in 1908 and the School opened in 1910. Edith Cook is to the left of the teacher, Mrs. Lumus. Gift of Bernice Cook Roberts. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
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Description : View of Cabin Garage on the southeast corner of Taylor Avenue and El Camino Real. Owned by Gus Jenevein. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description : Training exercise, where San Bruno firefighters are given a chance to practice their skills on an old, uninhabited building, ca. 1950s. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : Mayor Ed Simon gets new San Bruno Chamber directory from Chamber President Bob Marshall, Jr. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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Description : These children are lined up for a parade --possibly the Admission Day Parade, which frequently featured a children's procession. This photograph was taken on San Mateo Avenue near Cypress Lane. The first Posy Parade was held in 1941, and was completely dedicated to children. Gift of George Jenevein. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by...
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Description : View of San Bruno Hardware & Electric Co. at 585 San Mateo Avenue. To the left at 583 San Mateo Avenue is John Madden's Grocery Store. To the right, the second DeBenedetti building. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
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Description : Portrait of Harry and Edith Cook, longtime San Bruno residents. Edith and Harry Cook were King and Queen of the 1914 Ball that celebrated San Bruno's incorporation. Gift of the San Mateo Times. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description : Program for a celebration of Skyline College's 30th anniversary since its founding in 1969, May 12, 2000. Includes a short history of the college. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 3 Pages of 3: Pamphlet Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Source: 3 Pages of 3: Pamphlet
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Description : Front view of Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1902, as rebuilt after fire of 1895. Gift of George Jenevein Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Description : Program celebrating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, put on by the City of San Bruno, October 24, 1965. Numerous groups participated in the celebration, including veterans' organizations, the Capuchino High School Band and the US 12th District Navy Band, as well as various city officials. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 4 Pages of 4: Pamphlet Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these...
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Source: 4 Pages of 4: Pamphlet
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Description : Betting slip from the horseraces at Tanforan Race Track, November 1, 1941. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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Description : The teacher is Mike Schaukowitch. From left to right, the boys are Chris Karnacki, Mike Lagarrique and Joshua Pomorski. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : View of Stagg Photography Studio ("The Peninsula Photographers") at 424 El Camino Real near San Mateo Avenue. Gift of Richard Staggs. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : Photograph from the San Bruno USO Club, which catered to locally stationed and returning US troops from July 1942 to January 1946. The Club was located at the old school on Elm Avenue (currently the San Bruno Park School District offices) and run by Mrs. Helen Pinkerton. Ms. Dolores and Mr. Soprano were winners of a dance contest held at the Club on Halloween. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status...
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Description : Dedication of Carlton Corners as the Girl Scout House, c. 1938. Carlton Corners, located at 299 Carlton Avenue, the tip of San Bruno's "heart," served as the meeting house for the San Bruno troop for many years. From left to right, the girls are Mary Jean Mayer, Carol Huges, and Pat Cocanaugher. The last girl is unknown. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these...
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Description : View of another rail stop in San Bruno. Gift of the San Mateo County Historical Society. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
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Description : 1914 group portrait of fourth and fifth grade classes. Possibly from Old Edgemont Grammar School. Second from left in back row is Ralph Holliday. Second row 7th and 9th in from left: Cyril Smith and Frank Smith. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials...
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Description : Following his first successful transatlantic flight in 1927, Charles Lindbergh toured the country with the "Spirit of St. Louis". His tour included a stop at Mills Field (now the San Francisco International Airport) on September 16, 1927. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Description : Portrait of Mr. [Custodio] Silva, of Silva Ranch. Gift of San Mateo County Historical Society. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use
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Description : View from the rooftop of Beltramo's barn on Masson Avenue. Gift of Una Beltramo. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Description : View of Huntington Avenue, looking north. This was route for old streetcar line. Gift of San Mateo Times. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description : Invitation to an event celebrating the beginning of construction for the extension of BART to the San Francisco International Airport. The event took place on September 13, 1999, at the Tanforan Shopping Center, at the projected site for the San Bruno BART station. The extension of BART through San Bruno was only approved after several years of intense debate and opposition. The station was completed and service began in 2002. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph...
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Source: 4 Pages of 4: Pamphlet
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Description : Front view of Womack's Dime and Dollar Store, 551-559 San Mateo Avenue, the former site of the old DeBenedetti Hardware Store. Gift of Richard Staggs. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Description : Future mayor Larry Franzella and a member of the 75th Anniversary Committee model the hats and t-shirts created for San Bruno's 75th Anniversary in 1989. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift...
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Description : View of Easton and Kains in 1st Addition with P.J. Sullivan's barn in foreground. Written on back of photograph: "Tanforan is in back of the last row of trees (see the white fence & Henry Baccala's house near there, way over on the rite (sic) -- just between an opening in the trees. -- Fred Beltramo." Gift of Una Beltramo. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in...
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Description : Program for the fourth annual Earthquake Ball, a dance and fundraiser sponsored by the Rotary Club, held on April 11, 1987. Program includes entertainment as provided by the Capuchino Community Theater and a list of sponsors and donors. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 8 Pages of 8: Brochure Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the...
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Source: 8 Pages of 8: Brochure
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Description : Aerial view of San Bruno, 1932. Tree-filled square is former site of Uncle Tom's Cabin, where San Mateo Ave. meets El Camino Real. The Heart Distict is visible in foreground. Gift of Una Beltramo. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description : Aerial view of San Bruno toward South San Francisco and the Bay, ca. early 1930s. Fred Beltramo was the pilot of plane. Gift of Una Beltramo. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : The occasion for this picture was the groundbreaking for the paving of El Camino Real. Back row: Mrs. Otto Tusko; Mrs. Oscar Anderson, Mrs. Skellinger, Mrs. Beckner, Mrs. Robert Liddle. Seated in the front row is Mrs. E. Doyle. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction...
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Description : Miss San Bruno 1962 (Carol Maraccini) posing in front of San Bruno Pool with John Romano, member of San Bruno Chamber of Commerce, c. 1962. Gift of Carol Maraccini. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Description : J.Q.A. Tilton left New York in 1850 by steamer ship to make his way to San Francisco. In this 38-page letter to his sister, he gives a detailed account of his voyage after reaching Panama, and in particular recounts his passage through the Isthmus of Panama, by canoe and on foot, and up the Pacific coast by the sailing vessel, the Barque Croton. His letter vividly describes the adventure and adversity of the trip, and concludes with travel advice for making the journey. Most of...
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Source: 38 Pages of 38: Letter
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Description : Children playing in a rare 1.5 inches of snow which fell on San Bruno on January 21, 1962, at Claremont Drive and Hampton Court. The tallest boy is Emil Hons; the women are Meg Mize and her daughter, Bonnie Mize. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Description : The Exchange Club regularly sponsored a ball to raise funds for the Posy Parade. In photo (L to R): Carl Hultberg, Marvin Yeiter, Maurice Sidlow, Bill Fulton, Harry Elston, Joseph Bettancourt. Gift of Marjorie Elston. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some...
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Description : View of original home, before remodeling, of Mathias Dresher family with group portrait on front steps. Located at 570 Kains Ave. Gift of Minnie Woodman. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
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Description : August Jenevein (far right in photograph) was an important member of the early San Bruno community. He managed Uncle Tom's Cabin in the 1870s before buying the lot across El Camino from the Cabin. In 1889 he built the New Orleans-style Junction House there, a bar, hotel and restaurant for travellers on El Camino. Jenevein lived there with his family until they moved to a house on San Mateo Ave. in the early 1900s. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source...
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Description : Miss San Bruno 1962 (Carol Maraccini) posing in front of San Bruno Pool with Mayor Bob Price, c. 1962. Gift of Carol Maraccini. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Description : View from street of the Alen Motor Company. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction...
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Description : Front view of Dependable Typewriter and Sewing Machine Service at 425 San Mateo Avenue. The shop sat between Stagg Photography and Green's Radio & Television. Gift of Richard Staggs. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
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Description : View of Huntington Avenue [looking south?]. This was former route for streetcar line No. 40. Railroad crossing gate is visible in distance. Gift of San Mateo Times. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Description : A program prepared to commemorate the inaugural meeting of the Pacific Coast Jockey Club at the newly renovated Tanforan Race Course in 1923. "From first to last, approximately two years were consumed in preparation prior to the new Tanforan's first race meeting, which opened with eclat and remarkable public support on Saturday, November 3 for twenty-five days of racing." Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 10 Pages of 10: Brochure...
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Source: 10 Pages of 10: Brochure
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Description : The 500 block of San Mateo Avenue, 1940. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Description : View of the fire that destroyed the Lucky Supermarket on El Camino Real, June 29, 1949, and the efforts of the San Bruno Fire Department. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : The Lomita Park Volunteer Fire Department sponsored an annual drive to provide children in the community with Christmas presents. Charity ballgames, like this one between Lomita Park and Burlingame, funded the drive. Players, left to right, are Don Erickson, Don Hughes, Bill Jaska, Eugene Hohman, Russ Mora, Harper Petersen, Al Hoffmeyer, Ted Watkins, Rudy Stariha, and Ray Tiffany. Gift of Harper Petersen. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page...
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Description : View of the Halter family ranch house, at 475 Cherry Avenue, 1913. The house is still standing today. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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by Vonnegut Family
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Description : Girl Scouts Deanna Davis and Jeanette Vonnegut Neikirk are ready for the Posy Parade, June 1947. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Description : Posy Parade float and a marching band on San Mateo Ave., in front of Marelich's Jewelers, c. 1952. The sign in the foreground reads "11th Annual San Bruno Posy Parade." Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description : Horse race at Tanforan Race Track, c. 1950s. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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by Hill, Faith; Huppert, Cindy; Medina, Rico; Wind, Bobbi;
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Description : Program for Capuchino High School's 50th anniversary celebrations, October 7-8, 2000. Capuchino High School was founded in 1950. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 14 Pages of 14: Brochure Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Description : 1914 group portrait of second and third grade clasess at Old Edgemont Grammar School. Gift of Minnie Woodman. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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Description : Childen playing in a rare 1.5 inches of snow which fell on San Bruno on January 21, 1962, at Claremont Drive and Hampton Court. The boy in the foreground is Emil Hons; the boy in the background (knit cap) is Allen "Moss" Himuro. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the...
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Description : Furture city councilman Rico Medina and Don Newman posing with skiing equipment, February 27, 1991. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy...
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Description : Roofers putting down new roof at Parkside Intermediate School, readying the buildings for the beginning of the new school year. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Description : Postcard advertising FairWay Chevrolet, a car dealership that operated in San Bruno until the early 1970s. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Description : Portrait of Fred Beltramo, in caballero costume for California Admission Day Parade, ca. 1920s. Gift of Teresa Beltramo Oklobzia. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Description : Close up view of several young children on porch of Cebalo Family home, 1917. Eldest girl with bow is Marie Manon; the youngest child in the photo is Mrs. Charles Bolin. Gift of Mrs. Charles Bolin. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description : The El Camino Theater, which sat at the intersection of San Mateo Ave and El Camino Real, ca. 1938-40s. The Theater was the largest building in San Bruno when it opened in July, 1930, and remained a center for community entertainment until it closed in the early 1970s. Here, San Bruno residents have taken over the theater and provided their own marquee. The theater was showing "Sons of the Legion," which came out in 1938. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph...
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Description : Early in its history, the San Bruno Police Department would occasionally hire deputy marshals to deal with the activity around Tanforan Race Track. One of these marshals was Albert D. Coturri, whose family had moved to San Bruno following the 1906 earthquake. He became a marshal in the early 1920s "and was accidentally killed while directing traffic at the Portuguese Hill intersection in South San Francisco" in 1922. His family still lives in San Bruno. Series Title :...
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Description : The Admission Day Parade has been a large annual event in San Bruno since the early 1900s. Maurer's Insurance building can be seen in the background. Gift of the San Mateo Times. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of...
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Description : View of Chapman's clothing store at 556 San Mateo Ave. Visible next door are The Grill and Spiker's Shoe Repair Shop. Gift of Dick Staggs. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Description : View of junction, El Camino Real and San Mateo Avenue, near entrance to Old Heidelberg Inn (formerly Old Junction House). Gift of George Jenevein. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Description : Aerial view of San Bruno, ca. early 1930s. Fred Beltramo was the pilot of plane. Gift of Una Beltramo. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description : View of Boeing biplane air mail ship at Mills Field. In the 1920s air mail service was offered by many small private airplane operators. Gift of Helen Kinel. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
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Description : Frank H. Ogawa (1917-1994) was the first Japanese American to serve on the Oakland City Council, on which he served from 1966 until his death in 1994. Born in Lodi, California, he was living in Oakland when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Following the order for the internment of Japanese Americans, Ogawa was briefly interned at the Tanforan Assembly Center, before being transfered to the Topaz War Relocation Center in Uath. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection...
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Description : Separating items to be recycled, January 7, 1991. Woman with binder is Marcia DeHart. Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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by Tanforan Race Track (San Bruno, Calif.);
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Description : Betting slip from the horseraces at Tanforan Race Track, December 6, 1941. The following day, on December 7, 1941, Japan bombed US naval ships at Pearl Harbor, leading to the entry of the US into WWII. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be...
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Description : Former Mayors of San Bruno gathered for this photograph (R-L): Bud English, Jim Hearn, William Grundy, Jack O'Connor, Lyman McGuffin, James Fitzgerald, Jr., Robert Price, Herbert Beckner, Louis Traeger, J. LoReaux, Clay Fisher, Ben Chapman, J. L. Millikin. Gift of San Bruno Herald. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S....
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