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Brisbane Library History Collection
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Description
The Brisbane Library History Collection includes images of historical interest to Brisbane, San Francisco and San Mateo County. The collection includes images from the mid-1800s to the present, with the majority of the images from the 1900s to the 1980s. These images document commercial, residential and public buildings (such as Brisbane Elementary School), San Bruno Mountain, historic and annual events (notably the Fourth of July celebrations and the Western Days parade), street scenes, small town life, group and family portraits, and significant individuals. The collection illustrates the diverse nature of Brisbane residents and records the changes that have taken place in the community.
Extent
Approximately 175 items, including photographs, postcards, and printed ephemera 173 online items
Availability
Collection open for research.