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Week of July 10

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 8, 1913)
*C. W. Haman Unanimously Elected President of School Board
*Town Trustees Preparing New Cemetery Plot
*Santa Clara Commercial League Joins Tourist Association: Plans for New Hotel Discussed: Participation in San Francisco’s Portola Celebration Urged: New Booklet to Attract Factories will Advertise Attractions of Santa Clara

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (July 10, 1963)
*Recommendation by City Official Vernon Craig: Abolish Billboards on El Camino Real
*Civic Center Church Architecture Okayed: Community Methodist Church to be adjacent to Santa Clara’s new Civic Center
*$25,000 Survey by Booz, Allen & Hamilton Says Land North of Bayshore Freeway Needed for Industrial Plants: New Industry is Bypassing Santa Clara for Sunnyvale, Mountain View and Palo Alto.
*Miss California to visit Santa Clara’s Moonlite Center
*Sixth New Campus Building, the Michel Orradre Library, Under Construction at Santa Clara University

Compiled by Mary Hanel, Local History Librarian Santa Clara City Library

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