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2016.036.004 - Letter written by Sheriff Heber W. Lampkin, 1922. Copy of letter written and signed by Under Sheriff H.W. Lampkin on August 12, 1922, requesting consideration for the position of sheriff.

Letter written by Sheriff Heber W. Lampkin, 1922. Copy of letter written and signed by Under Sheriff H.W. Lampkin on August 12, 1922, requesting consideration for the position of sheriff.

Image of 1962.052 - Geo. H. Buck Election Banner, c. 1891-1932. Silk cloth banner is rectangular in shape with pointed scallops at bottom.  Main body is green and has painted gold-colored text that reads, "SAN MATEO CITIZENS AND  /  PEOPLES CHOICE  /  IRRESPECTIVE OF POLITICS  /  GEO.H.BUCK  /  (INCUMBENT)  /  FOR  /  SUPERIOR JUDGE."  Above green section is a scalloped border that is red on the left, white in the center and blue on the right.  Both scalloped sections have bronze metallic fringe; fringe is 1" long at top and 2" long at bottom.  Entire piece, including bottom of red, white and blue scallop above fringe, is bordered with a ribbon of bronze-colored metallic lace.  Piece is backed with a cobalt blue silk fabric.  Top of banner is pinched between a gold colored decorative dowel that has been split into two pieces that appear to have been glued back together.  A bronze metallic cord is tied at both ends of dowel with three loops at center for hanging.

1962.052 - Geo. H. Buck Election Banner, c. 1891-1932. Silk cloth banner is rectangular in shape with pointed scallops at bottom. Main body is green and has painted gold-colored text that reads, "SAN MATEO CITIZENS AND / PEOPLES CHOICE / IRRESPECTIVE OF POLITICS / GEO.H.BUCK / (INCUMBENT) / FOR / SUPERIOR JUDGE." Above green section is a scalloped border that is red on the left, white in the center and blue on the right. Both scalloped sections have bronze metallic fringe; fringe is 1" long at top and 2" long at bottom. Entire piece, including bottom of red, white and blue scallop above fringe, is bordered with a ribbon of bronze-colored metallic lace. Piece is backed with a cobalt blue silk fabric. Top of banner is pinched between a gold colored decorative dowel that has been split into two pieces that appear to have been glued back together. A bronze metallic cord is tied at both ends of dowel with three loops at center for hanging.

Geo. H. Buck Election Banner, c. 1891-1932. Silk cloth banner is rectangular in shape with pointed scallops at bottom. Main body is green and has painted gold-colored text that reads, "SAN MATEO CITIZENS AND / PEOPLES CHOICE / IRRESPECTIVE OF POLITICS / GEO.H.BUCK / (INCUMBENT) / FOR / SUPERIOR JUDGE." Above green section is a scalloped border that is red on the left, white in the center and blue on the right. Both scalloped sections have bronze metallic fringe; fringe is 1" long at top and 2" long at bottom. Entire piece, including bottom of red, white and blue scallop above fringe, is bordered with a ribbon of bronze-colored metallic lace. Piece is backed with a cobalt blue

Image of 2007.002 - M.H. Thompson Clerk & Recorder Election Banner, c. 1898. This banner is made of a cream-colored cloth with a dark golden fringe at the bottom. At the top, the banner is held up by a gold wooden pole with a golden string connected to the left and right of the gold wooden pole. There are gold pen marks around the inside of the banner with darker gray curves and lines in between the banner where the blue painted words say "M.H. THOMPSON". Inside of the gold pen marks around the cream colored banner, it has text painted in blue that says "VOTE FOR  /  M.H. THOMPSON  /  REG. REP. NOMINEE  /  For  /  CLERK & RECORDER  /  San Mateo County." The words "M.H. THOMPSON" shaped in blue around the words, and in black inside the words with golden specks on the "M", "H", "T", "O", "S", and "N" in "M.H. THOMPSON". The words "M.H. THOMPSON" are also disproportionately bigger than the rest of the words above. The words " VOTE FOR", "REG. REP. NOMINEE" , "FOR" , and "San Mateo County." are in regular font,  but smaller than the words "M.H. THOMPSON". At the bottom of the words "San Mateo County." underneath the middle of the gold pen border on the banner is some words that are spaced out and written in blue pen and in upper case that says "E.P. EGAN 22 1/2 GEARY ST". The cream-colored cloth banner appears to have a golden fringe which is stitched along the bottom of the banner.

2007.002 - M.H. Thompson Clerk & Recorder Election Banner, c. 1898. This banner is made of a cream-colored cloth with a dark golden fringe at the bottom. At the top, the banner is held up by a gold wooden pole with a golden string connected to the left and right of the gold wooden pole. There are gold pen marks around the inside of the banner with darker gray curves and lines in between the banner where the blue painted words say "M.H. THOMPSON". Inside of the gold pen marks around the cream colored banner, it has text painted in blue that says "VOTE FOR / M.H. THOMPSON / REG. REP. NOMINEE / For / CLERK & RECORDER / San Mateo County." The words "M.H. THOMPSON" shaped in blue around the words, and in black inside the words with golden specks on the "M", "H", "T", "O", "S", and "N" in "M.H. THOMPSON". The words "M.H. THOMPSON" are also disproportionately bigger than the rest of the words above. The words " VOTE FOR", "REG. REP. NOMINEE" , "FOR" , and "San Mateo County." are in regular font, but smaller than the words "M.H. THOMPSON". At the bottom of the words "San Mateo County." underneath the middle of the gold pen border on the banner is some words that are spaced out and written in blue pen and in upper case that says "E.P. EGAN 22 1/2 GEARY ST". The cream-colored cloth banner appears to have a golden fringe which is stitched along the bottom of the banner.

M.H. Thompson Clerk & Recorder Election Banner, c. 1898. This banner is made of a cream-colored cloth with a dark golden fringe at the bottom. At the top, the banner is held up by a gold wooden pole with a golden string connected to the left and right of the gold wooden pole. There are gold pen marks around the inside of the banner with darker gray curves and lines in between the banner where the blue painted words say "M.H. THOMPSON". Inside of the gold pen marks around the cream colored banner, it has text painted in blue that says "VOTE FOR / M.H. THOMPSON / REG. REP. NOMINEE / For / CLERK & RECORDER / San Mateo County." The words "M.H. THOMPSON" shaped in blue around the words,

Image of 2016.036.001 - Heber W. Lampkin Sheriff Election Poster, 1922.  Poster is comprised of tanned leather that is somewhat trapazoidal in shape with uneven cut edges.  Painted lettering in red, black, blue and white reads, "H.W.  /  Lampkin  /  for  /  Sheriff   /  of San Mateo  /  County  /  ...Printing Co". In center right of poster is a 6.25" x 4.25" black and white portrait image of Lampkin wearing a suit with vest and tie and a white collard shirt, a derby hat and round spectacles.

2016.036.001 - Heber W. Lampkin Sheriff Election Poster, 1922. Poster is comprised of tanned leather that is somewhat trapazoidal in shape with uneven cut edges. Painted lettering in red, black, blue and white reads, "H.W. / Lampkin / for / Sheriff / of San Mateo / County / ...Printing Co". In center right of poster is a 6.25" x 4.25" black and white portrait image of Lampkin wearing a suit with vest and tie and a white collard shirt, a derby hat and round spectacles.

Heber W. Lampkin Sheriff Election Poster, 1922. Poster is comprised of tanned leather that is somewhat trapazoidal in shape with uneven cut edges. Painted lettering in red, black, blue and white reads, "H.W. / Lampkin / for / Sheriff / of San Mateo / County / ...Printing Co". In center right of poster is a 6.25" x 4.25" black and white portrait image of Lampkin wearing a suit with vest and tie and a white collard shirt, a derby hat and round spectacles.

Image of 2015.001.01862.1 -  East 3rd Avenue in Downtown San Mateo, 1961

2015.001.01862.1 - East 3rd Avenue in Downtown San Mateo, 1961

East 3rd Avenue in Downtown San Mateo, 1961. Black and white negative looks east down 3rd Avenue in San Mateo, California. The Benjamin Franklin Hotel appears on the right. There are signs for many different businesses, including Mac's Hofbrau, Layton Home Furnishings, Fitzgerald Furs, Peninsula Savings, Ross Properties Realtors, Organs and Pianos, Cartozian Dentistry and Lachmans. The first building on the right has a number of election signs for two local politicians, Robert Garvey and Al Wisner. There is a line of four cars driving on the left side of the image. On the right is a line of parked cars. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.00514.3 - Governor Earl Warren Speaking in Front of Burlingame City Hall, October 1949

2015.001.00514.3 - Governor Earl Warren Speaking in Front of Burlingame City Hall, October 1949

Governor Earl Warren Speaking in Front of Burlingame City Hall, October 1949. Black and white negative shows Governor Earl Warren speaking into a KVSM microphone in front of Burlingame City Hall during his campaign for re-election. Burlingame Mayor Dan Love is in the background on the right with his arms folded across his chest. There are approximately 16 other people standing behind Warren. Behind the crowd is the Burlingame City Hall and a neon sign that reads "POLICE DEPT." Lettering in an arched window on the building reads, "CITY OF BURLINGAME / 265." Part of a series of 4.

Image of 2017.054.002.2 - Untitled [Shirley Temple Black greeting San Mateo Councilman Robert Garvey with daughter Susan Black], October 25, 1967

2017.054.002.2 - Untitled [Shirley Temple Black greeting San Mateo Councilman Robert Garvey with daughter Susan Black], October 25, 1967

Untitled [Shirley Temple Black greeting San Mateo Councilman Robert Garvey with daughter Susan Black], October 25, 1967. Black and white photograph of Shirley Temple Black shaking hands with San Mateo Councilman Robert Garvey. She is standing to the right of her daughter Susan who is wearing a name tag that reads "SUSAN BLACK". All of them are wearing small little round pins that say "Shirley."

Image of 2017.054.002.15 - Untitled [Shirley Temple Black on stage with her family], November 15, 1967

2017.054.002.15 - Untitled [Shirley Temple Black on stage with her family], November 15, 1967

Untitled [Shirley Temple Black on stage with her family], November 15, 1967. Black and white photograph of Shirley Temple Black (center) with her son Charles Black Jr. (far left), her daughter Lori Black (left), her daughter Susan Black (formerly Linda Susan Agar)(right), and her husband, Charles Black (far right) standing with her on the stage. Several microphones are held up to her from below in the center from reporters. The whole family appears to be smiling and there is a campaign sign with stars behind them.

Image of 2017.054.002.34 - Untitled [Shirley Temple sitting down with campaign manager, James Grealish], September 19, 1967

2017.054.002.34 - Untitled [Shirley Temple sitting down with campaign manager, James Grealish], September 19, 1967

Untitled [Shirley Temple sitting down with campaign manager, James Grealish], September 19, 1967. Black and white photograph of Shirley Temple Black sitting next to her campaign manager, James Grealish. Grealish wears a suit and tie. Both are looking at a document while Shirley points at it with a pen in her right hand. Also in the room are a telephone, a typewriter, and bulletin board.

Image of 2017.054.002.38 - Untitled [Shirley Temple Black in front of a voting booth], March 2, 1971

2017.054.002.38 - Untitled [Shirley Temple Black in front of a voting booth], March 2, 1971

Untitled [Shirley Temple Black in front of a voting booth], March 2, 1971. Black and white photograph of Shirley Temple Black smiling and holding up two fingers in both hands: victory sign (on her right), and fingers crossed (on her left) in front of the curtain of a voting booth. She is wearing a coat with five buttons along the front and a watch on her right hand.

Image of 2015.001.05789 - Telecasting Republican National Convention at Cow Palace in Daly City, 1964

2015.001.05789 - Telecasting Republican National Convention at Cow Palace in Daly City, 1964

Black and white photo negative of newscaster televising Republican National Convention at Cow Palace in Daly City. Description provided by the photographer, Norton Pearl, with assistance from project organizer Cynthia Schreurs.

Image of 2015.001.05804.1 - Aerial View of National Republican Convention at Cow Palace Daly City, 1964

2015.001.05804.1 - Aerial View of National Republican Convention at Cow Palace Daly City, 1964

Black and white aerial photo negative of National Republican Convention at Cow Palace Daly City 1964. Part of a series of aerial photos done for the convention. Series of ground photographs for the setting up and holding of Republican National Convention in sereis photographs 2015.001.05789; 2015.001.05796; 2015.001.05731 and 2015.001.05800. Description provided by the photographer, Norton Pearl, with assistance from project organizer Cynthia Schreurs.

Image of 2015.001.05804.2 - Aerial View of Cow Palace during Republican National Convention, 1964

2015.001.05804.2 - Aerial View of Cow Palace during Republican National Convention, 1964

Black and white aerial photo negative of Cow Palace looking east during Republican National Convention. Part of a series. Description provided by the photographer, Norton Pearl, with assistance from project organizer Cynthia Schreurs.