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Catalog Number 2009.030.164
Description Plaque commemorating Glen Smith of San Mateo County Parks and Rec being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes image of Smith and a brief biography: "Glen Smith was a prime mover in the San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Department in the 1950s and '60s, helping to build the county's park system and recreation programs into the systems they are today. / He was responsible for parks like Butano, Huddart, Pescadero, San Bruno Mountain and Coyote Point, and programs such as Scouting, sports leagues, beach activities and offerings for seniors and the disabled. / He worked for the county for nearly 30 years and rose to chief of the recreation division. He also played football and basketball at Jefferson High."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Glen Smith Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 31, 1994
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Department
Smith, Glen
Subjects Sports
Football players
Basketball players
People Smith, Glen