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Catalog Number 2015.001.05355.1
Title El Camino at 4th Avenue, San Mateo, 1964
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1964
Description El Camino at 4th Avenue, San Mateo, 1964. Black and white negative shows El Camino Real at 4th Avenue in San Mateo, California. Multiple cars drive along the roadway with one parked at mid-ground, center right. The photograph was taken looking north down El Camino Real toward a retail building with signs for “chandler’s Warp ’n Woof,” “fine fabrics,” “Sanfords,” and “San Mateo Stationers.” A J. C. Penney building is partially visible at right with the Ben Franklin hotel visible nearby in the background. A Standard oil station appears in the distance at left of center in the image. Photographer Norton Pearl notes that the Bank of California appears on the left side of this image. Part of a series.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place San Mateo, CA
Subjects Automobiles
Business
Gas industry
Landscape photographs
Parking
Roads
Shopping
Stores and Shops
Traffic signs and signals
Transportation
Search Terms Automobiles
Ben Franklin Hotel
Business
Gasoline Industry
Landscapes
Roads
San Mateo
San Mateo Businesses
Transportation
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