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Week of July 31

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 29, 1913)
*Patronize the Town Merchants Who Have Earned Your Support: Mail Order Houses in Large Cities have Become Menace to Small Towns
*Moonshine Camp Raided by Santa Clara’s Constable Lyle
*Two Aged Santa Clara Pioneers, Andrew J. Lendrum and Archibald Marsh Pass Away Within Hours of Each Other

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (July 31, 1963)
*First Vote Split 4-3: New Urban Renewal Project Meets Cool Reception: 30 Day Waiting Period Called
*Owens Corning Fiberglas Announces Record High Net Sales
*First Step Taken Toward Building Central Park: Consideration of New Bond Issue
*George Haines Makes Santa Clara Swim Mecca: Smashed World Records becoming ‘Ho Hum’
*Dr. Gordon Walters of Santa Clara Philharmonic Orchestra has been “Loaned” to UCLA Symphony
*Bob Sykes Dodge Auto Agency Opens on 3155 Stevens Creek Blvd.

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



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