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Catalog Number 2015.001.01862.1
Title East 3rd Avenue in Downtown San Mateo, 1961
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1961
Description 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.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place San Mateo, CA
People Garvey, Robert
Wisner, Al
Subjects Automobiles
Political elections
San Mateo
Search Terms Ben Franklin Hotel
Benjamin Franklin Hotel
San Mateo
San Mateo Businesses
San Mateo Downtown
San Mateo Hotels
San Mateo Third Avenue
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