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Name Pearl, Norton
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Image of 2018.004.001 - Shadows Continental Food Matchbook, c. late 1960s.  Paper matchbook has had staple and matches removed so that it could be stored flat.  Back has a color interior [Norton Pearl] photograph of the San Mateo restaraunt showing red seats, red or blue checked tablecloths, a red and gold patterned floor and wooden paneling.  Front has the Shadows logo with a man in a red hat, red bow tie and red checked jacket next to a window with a brick wall in the background.  Interior of matchbook has a red and blue sketch of the exterior of Shadows showing a large picture window, large red awning over the door and a large sign at the top of the building.

2018.004.001 - Shadows Continental Food Matchbook, c. late 1960s. Paper matchbook has had staple and matches removed so that it could be stored flat. Back has a color interior [Norton Pearl] photograph of the San Mateo restaraunt showing red seats, red or blue checked tablecloths, a red and gold patterned floor and wooden paneling. Front has the Shadows logo with a man in a red hat, red bow tie and red checked jacket next to a window with a brick wall in the background. Interior of matchbook has a red and blue sketch of the exterior of Shadows showing a large picture window, large red awning over the door and a large sign at the top of the building.

Shadows Continental Food Matchbook, c. late 1960s. Paper matchbook has had staple and matches removed so that it could be stored flat. Back has a color interior [Norton Pearl] photograph of the San Mateo restaraunt showing red seats, red or blue checked tablecloths, a red and gold patterned floor and wooden paneling. Front has the Shadows logo with a man in a red hat, red bow tie and red checked jacket next to a window with a brick wall in the background. Interior of matchbook has a red and blue sketch of the exterior of Shadows showing a large picture window, large red awning over the door and a large sign at the top of the building.

Image of 2015.001.00847.33 - Shirley Temple Black, 1957

2015.001.00847.33 - Shirley Temple Black, 1957

Shirley Temple Black, 1957. Black and white negative of Shirley Temple Black at her home in Woodside, California. She drinks from a small cup while reading the San Mateo Times newspaper, a special edition for the 101st Anniversary of San Mateo County. She sits at a circular table, holding the cup in her right hand and the newspaper in her left. She looks at the camera and sitting in front of a large window with what appears to be a bird-house in the background. She wears a 5-strand pearl necklace and a dress with a floral pattern. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.02887.14 - Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962

2015.001.02887.14 - Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962

Brewer Island Aerial, Beginning Development of Foster City, 1962. Black and white negative shows Brewer Island with the early development of Foster City. Marshland with some sloughs and channels are visible in the image. The 1929 San Mateo-Hayward Drawbridge and Highway 92 extend along the lower shoreline. A transmission tower is visible to the left of center in this area. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.00211.2 - Opening of Burlingame Community Center, 1949

2015.001.00211.2 - Opening of Burlingame Community Center, 1949

Black and white negative of women volunteers cleaning up a kitchen after serving the community at the opening of the Burlingame Community Center (now called the Burlingame Rec Center). There are twelve women, either wearing aprons, chef hats or both, poising for the photograph. Some women stand behind a table at left, and other are visible through and serving windows along the back of the room. There are cups, serving spoons, bowls and pots on the table and behind the windows. Two metal trash cans at lower left are filled with trash. Part of a series of 20.

Image of 2017.054.002.8 - Untitled [Shirley Temple reminiscing old photo albums], n.d

2017.054.002.8 - Untitled [Shirley Temple reminiscing old photo albums], n.d

Untitled [Shirley Temple reminiscing old photo albums], n.d. Black and white photograph of Shirley Temple looking at some photos of her children in the photo album. She is wearing a floral dress and pearls and is standing next to a man in a suit.