San Bruno local history photograph collection

San Bruno Public Library staff
San Bruno Public Library
701 Angus Avenue West
San Bruno, CA 94066
Phone: (650) 616-7078
Email: sbpl@plsinfo.org
URL: http://sanbruno.ca.gov/city_services/library/
© 2006
San Bruno Public Library


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)