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San Bruno local history photograph collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Project Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: San Bruno local history photograph collection
    Dates: 1850-1977
    Bulk Dates: Circa 1910-1950
    Collection number: Consult repository
    Collector: San Bruno Public Library
    Collection Size: 159 items 159 online items
    Repository: San Bruno Public Library
    San Bruno, CA 94066
    Abstract: The San Bruno Public Library's photograph collection includes images of historical interest of San Bruno and other areas of San Mateo County from the mid 1800s to the mid 1950s. Images document commercial, residential, and public buildings (notably Uncle Tom's Cabin, Mills Field Airport (later San Francisco Airport), Tanforan Park Racetrack, and Edgemont Grammar School); street scenes; neighborhoods; significant individuals; and annual events such as the Posy Parade.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Digitized collection materials available online.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the San Bruno Public Library. The creators of the records and their heirs generally retain literary rights, For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the San Bruno Public Library.

    Preferred Citation

    San Bruno local history photograph collection. San Bruno Public Library, San Bruno, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Consult repository.

    Project Information

    These photographs were assembled from the collections in the San Bruno Public Library and digitized as part of a one-year project from September 2005 through June 2006 in order to provide a single access point to primary graphic resources documenting the history of San Bruno. It was supported by the U.S. Institude of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the California State Library, in cooperation with the California Digital Library.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The San Bruno Public Library's photograph collection includes images of historical interest of San Bruno and other areas of San Mateo County from the mid 1800s to the mid 1950s. Images document commercial, residential, and public buildings (notably Uncle Tom's Cabin, Mills Field Airport (later San Francisco Airport), Tanforan Park Racetrack, and Edgemont Grammar School); street scenes; neighborhoods; significant individuals; and annual events such as the Posy Parade.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Names and Places

    Beltramo, Fred
    Staggs, Dick
    San Bruno Park Elementary School District (Calif.)
    Tanforan Race Track (San Bruno, Calif.)
    Uncle Tom's Cabin (San Bruno, Calif.)
    San Francisco International Airport (Calif.)
    San Bruno (Calif.)

    Topics

    Schools--California--San Bruno
    Airports--California--San Bruno
    Streets--California--San Bruno
    Business Districts--California--San Bruno

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographs
    Brochures
    Letters (correspondence)