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San Mateo Local History Collection
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Description
The collection has two primary areas of interest, the first is the history of the city of San Mateo, the second is a record of the city's on-going relationship with the 101st Airborne, Company A. The historical photographs cover a broad range of San Mateo City's history, primarily commercial buildings. Collection includes several photographs depicting the damage caused by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. San Mateo Public Library's Screaming Eagles: San Mateo's Adopted Sons Collection contains primarily photographs and correspondence documenting the City's adoption of 101st Airborne, Company A during the Viet Nam conflict. Additional material was donated by 101st veterans.
Extent
Approximately 1000 items, including photographs, correspondence, 3-dimensional items. 232 online items
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the San Mateo Public Library. For permission to publish and reproduce please contact Information Services Department. Fees may apply.
Availability
Collection is open for research.