Don Hanrahan Collection

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Contra Costa County Historical Society
724 Escobar Street
Martinez, California 94553

Descriptive Summary

Title: Don Hanrahan Collection
Dates: 1950s-1960s
Collection Number: 2023.04
Extent: 1 box
Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
Martinez, California 94553
Abstract: Don Hanrahan served on the Martinez City Council in the late 1950s to early 1960s. He also worked at the Hercules Powder Works. Materials include campaign material and articles, newspaper clippings concerning Martinez issues (marina, Alhambra Ave, veteran’s hospital), items concerning the powder works, and personal papers concerning his home in Richmond at 637 36th Street, his home in Martinez at 3721 Brookside Drive, and a small collection of photographs. This collection came to the historical society through the purchase of the materials at a local flea market.
Language of Material: English


Open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item]. Don Hanrahan Collection. Collection Number: 2023.04. Contra Costa County Historical Society

Scope and Content of Collection

Folder 1: City Council Business, General Folder 2: City Council Business, Marina Folder 3: City Council Business, Veteran’s Hospital Folder 4: City Council Business, Franklin Canyon Road Closure Folder 5: City Council Election Clippings, 1960 Folder 6: City Council Election Clippings, 1962 Folder 7: Hercules Powder Works Folder 8: Personal Papers & Photos, including the 26 Year Club Folder 9: Richmond House, 637 36th Street Folder 10: Martinez House, 3721 Brookside Drive

Indexing Terms

local government
Sedar, Dan
Hanrahan, Don
Zanussi, Dorothy
Caudel, Fred
Boucher, Giles W
DeFraga, Harold F
Ahern, Jack
Miller, John A
Davi, John J
Prosser, Ken
Huguet, M. E.
Doss, Marion F
Lippow, Sidney
Kaufenberg, Victor A
Zufall, William
25 Year Club
Martinez, California

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