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San Bruno Public Library

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:   

A responsibility to offer free library service;
The City's commitment to a municipal library;
A responsiveness to the community;
Utilization of modern technology;
Cooperative efforts with other City departments, other libraries, and other agencies;
Commitment to intellectual freedom for all.

The San Bruno Public Library is part of the Peninsula Library System.


Contact Information:

San Bruno Public Library
701 Angus Ave W,
San Bruno, California 94066
Telephone: 650-616-7011
http://www.sanbrunolibrary.org

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Description : A short travelogue, describing a journey from San Francisco to Stanford University, focusing on the details and history of San Mateo County, c. 1915. The author, Elbert Hubbard, was an American writer, publisher and artist, who died aboard the RMS Lusitania when it was torpedoed in 1915. The book contains several black and white photographs of many of the towns of San Mateo County, including Millbrae, South San Francisco and Hillsborough. Series Title : San Bruno Local History...
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Description : Front view of Uncle Tom's Cabin, at El Camino Real and San Mateo Avenue. The building was destroyed by fire in 1895, was then rebuilt, and continued to be an important San Bruno landmark until it was demolished in 1949. Gift of George Jenevein 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 : Portrait of the Posy Parade Princess, Keursten Jourdan. 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...
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Description : Float for "Vera Vallan's School of the Dance," a Millbrae dance school, in the 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 restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy...
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Description : Children playing in the water of San Bruno Creek as it runs through San Bruno City Park, July 1969. 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 : A wine list for Uncle Tom's Cabin, a San Bruno landmark until its demolition in 1949. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 7 Pages of 7: Brochure Rights : Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
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Description : Frederick Bolin in his US Army uniform before being deployed to Europe, 1917. The Bolin family were long time residents of San Bruno and Frederick Bolin is buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery. 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 : 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 : Archivist Waverly Lowell showing off items in the National Archives facility in San Bruno. The Federal Archives and Record Center, located at 1000 Commodore Dr., was built in 1972 to house records relocated from San Francisco. 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...
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Description : Flower-covered teepee float in the Posy Parade, possibly June 10, 1956. 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,...
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Description : Caitlan Monaghan gets some words of encouragement from her mother Leslie before the start of the 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 restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Description : Miss San Bruno contestants posing in San Bruno Park, 1979. 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...
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Description : Lea Brady paints leopard makeup on Stephanie Infusiono in San Bruno Park, August 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 and...
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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 : Presentation of Longs Drug Store's Educational Grant to Letitia Cheng, a student at Capuchino High School, June 19, 1991. Ms. Cheng is in the center, with Robert Buckley, Long's Bayhill Manager, on the right, and Domenic Inferrera, the assistant manager, on the left. 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....
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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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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 : 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 : Groundbreaking for the Downtown Renewal Project at San Mateo Avenue, 1974. Top: Doris Azzopardi, Miss San Bruno; Joshua Maule Jr., Chair Downtown Project Committee. Bottom: Marge Kozskowski, Councilwoman; Tony Governale, Mayor; Larry Mobley, President of the Chamber of Commerce; Gerald Minford, City Manager. 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...
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Description : View of the San Bruno Fire Station No. 2 with fire engines. 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 : 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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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 : Jennifer White pulls a float protesting BART in San Bruno in the Posy Parade. The train in the float is crashing into houses and is accompanied by a sign saying "San Bruno's future?? Just Say NO to BART." 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...
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Description : The El Camino Theater, which sat at the intersection of San Mateo Ave and El Camino Real, ca. 1946-47. 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 it is showing "The Jolson Story" (1946) and a Bugs Bunny short. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some...
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Description : On December 18, 1914, San Bruno residents voted to incorporate, and on December 23, San Bruno became a city. To celebrate, a dance was held and Edith Schmidt was elected queen of the dance. She named Henry Cook as her king and they were married a year later. 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 : 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 : Winners of first place in the Live Animal Division of the Posy Parade, with their dog and their "horses." 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 Mills Park, facing the intersection of Camino Plaza and Kains Avenue, 1972. 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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Description : Preparing for a party in front of the San Bruno Senior Center. From left to right: Bessie Baughn (co-chair), Wendy Mines (San Bruno Senior Center Director), Fred Crist (senior councilman), Bill Stewart. 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...
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Description : The San Bruno Recorder Progress was a weekly newspaper published by A. I. Cloud, which ran until the 1980s. 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,...
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Description : Administrators from various San Bruno schools gather in front of City Hall to encourage recycling. From left to right: Mary Johnson, Happy Hall School; Dawnelle Maffei, Assistant Principal at Capuchino High School; John Savage, Principal at Crestmoor Elementary; Anna Marie Jones; and Coleen Peixotto. 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...
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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 : Rico Medina and a coworker getting ready for the San Bruno Parks and Recreation Halloween Festival, October 24. 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 : 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 : Prize winning Posy Parade floats line up in the street, June 5, 1966. 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...
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Description : A public service brochure describing the physical and cultural environment, climate, education, development opportunities, and municipal services of the San Bruno in 1967. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 4 Pages of 4: Brochure Rights : Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
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Description : 1911 group portrait of students at Lomita Park Elementary School. The original building was built in 1907 and was torn down and replaced by a newer building in the 1970s. 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...
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Description : A children's band representing the American Legion walks down San Mateo Ave as part of the Posy Parade, c. 1950s-60s. 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 : The San Bruno Fire Department responds to a fire and works to keep it from spreading to nearby houses, ca. 1949. The main fire is most likely the fire that destroyed Lucky's Supermarket on 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...
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Description : Store manager Wilma Spillers welcomes customers to the grand opening of Marshalls in San Bruno's Towne Center, March 20, 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,...
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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 : Capuchino High School band member gets a cool spray and a fluff job before the parade begins. 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 : Krystline Oliver enjoys a pull in the Moose Lodge Float in the 50th Annual Posy Parade in San Bruno. 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 : Lions Club members getting ready to hand out trophies for Posy Parade floats, June 3, 1992. Left to right: Russ Mobley, Incoming President; Virginia Works, Float Chairman; Dave Perazzo, Food Chair. 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...
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Description : View of San Bruno train station at San Mateo and San Bruno Avenues 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 : 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 : Portrait of the Posy Parade Queen for 1990. 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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Description : The Mad Hatter's Tea Party, the grand sweepstakes winner, in the Posy Parade, June 5, 1966. 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 : Newspaper advertisement requesting donations from the San Bruno and Lomita Park areas to support the opening of a local USO Club, ca. 1942. The USO Club, called the Hospitality House, catered to locally stationed and returning US troops, was open 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. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection...
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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 : Darold Fredricks (center) shows off his recently published book, "San Bruno: People & Places," written to celebrate San Bruno's 75th Anniversary, September 26, 1989. To the right is Russ Hanley and to the left is Pamela Beltramo Caryl. 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...
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Description : A dance "under the apple tree" at the San Bruno USO Club. The USO Club, which catered to locally stationed and returning US troops, was open 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. The "apple tree" may be a reference to the song "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)," which was made popular by the...
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Description : Posy Parade - San Bruno's Renaissance included jesters. 6.7.1992. Left to Right: Karl Chock, David Chock and Princess" Christa De Veyra." 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...
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Description : Members of the Capuchino High School Band participating in the Posy Parade, as they pass in front of 501 San Mateo Ave. 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 : Caption reads: "San Bruno Chamber of Commerce. Garcia's Mexican Restaurant joins Chamber," August 7, 1991. From left to right, Mel Philips, Bob Marshall, and George Birkheimer, restaurant general manager. 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...
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Description : John Rosewicz stringing Christmas lights on the tree in front of San Bruno City Hall, facing El Camino Real, November 20, 1990. 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 : Looking north from 661 San Mateo Ave, 1974. Caption reads "San Mateo Ave. 1974. 661 San Mateo Ave. Next door to Lynn's Printing. Lawyer office. Supply store. First building purchased on San Mateo Ave. Note: Building 'A' - Harry Costa's first business in San Bruno, 1960. Employment agency. Building 'B' - left side of building - lawyer office. Right side of building - rubber stamp business and office supplies." Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History...
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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 : Trolley car that transported San Bruno students to high school in San Mateo before Capuchino High School was built in 1950. 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 : Front view of Uncle Tom's Cabin along El Camino Real, before demolition in 1949. 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 a Southern Pacific steam engine at the San Bruno train station. 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...
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Description : Fire fighters and children on fire truck, possibly to publicize the Posy Parade. 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 : Group portrait of family. Note with photo: "Marie's Wedding Day." 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 restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description : Joshua D. Maule Jr., honored as retiring director of the Peninsula Hospital District on January 2, 1969, after having served as director and treasurer since 1947. 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...
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Description : Liana Garza and Nathan Akers help Rotary President Elect Wayne Parker plant a tree to celebrate Earth Week, May 12, 1990. 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 : Vendor Margaret Gray readies her merchandise for the Bayhill Champagne Festival, June 25, 1989, Caption reads: "There were several cameras aimed at Margaret Gray as she put the final touches on one of the silk screened and airbrushed t-shirts at her booth at the Bayhill Champagne Festival. They only made her slightly nervous." Gift of Harry Costa. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status...
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Description : Bob Marshall, Elaine Martin and Jack McArdle attending a celebration at Peninsula Bank of Commerce, October 19, 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...
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Description : View of the administration building at San Francisco Airport in 1945, before it became the San Francisco International Airport. The administration building was built in 1934, financed by public bond money and supported by business from United Airlines. 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 : Flooding at Angus Avenue West and Huntington Avenue, January 16, 1973. 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,...
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Description : View of El Camino Real looking south from Angus Ave, c. 1970s. 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...
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Description : Trolley car on the #40 line, with sign advertising service to San Bruno, Daly City and the Colma Cemeteries, ca. 1940s. The #40 trolley line was a major form of public transportation up and down the Peninsula until operations ceased in 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,...
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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 : Young girls push decorated baby carriages in the Posy Parade, 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,...
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Description : Seabiscuit and Red Pollard began their famous partnership in 1936. Seabiscuit raced at Tanforan on many occasions and on April 17, 1937 he won the Marchbank Handicap at Tanforan by three lengths with a time of 1:48 4/5 sec. 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...
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