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Catalog Number 2015.001.00508.1
Title San Francisco 49ers Football Players Boarding San Mateo-Burlingame Transit Bus, 1949
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date September 1949
Description San Francisco 49ers Football Players Boarding San Mateo-Burlingame Transit Bus, 1949. Black and white negative shows San Francisco 49ers Football Players Boarding the San Mateo-Burlingame transit bus. On the side of the bus is a winged logo with the words "SAN MATEO / TRANSIT / BURLINGAME" inside a circle. On top of the bus is a number 4. Joe Fena of Fena Advertising Agency is standing on the sidewalk, shaking hands with the first football player who has foot in the street and the other on a step of the bus. There is a second football player directly behind the first. He is most likely Bruno Banducci, an Italian-born linebacker who played for the 49ers from 1946 to 1954. Behind both of the players the bus driver can be seen looking out the open door. There is an advertisement for Wallace Cleaners and a sign for the ยข10 fare inside the bus. There is a smoke shop and cafe across the street from the bus, and a church steeple is visible in the background. Part of a series of 2.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Burlingame, CA
People Fena, Joe
Banducci, Bruno
Subjects Advertisements
Advertising agencies
Bus drivers
Buses
Business
Churches
Football players
Stores & shops
Search Terms Burlingame
Fena, Joe
Football
San Francisco 49ers
San Mateo
Transportation
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association