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Week of May 22

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 20, 1913)
*Welcome To Cherry Carnival! City in Gay Holiday Attire and Ready for Five Day Festival, Mayor Robert B. Roll, President of the Day, Arthur Langford, Grand Marshall
*Fire Marshall Henry Menzel Going to San Francisco to Pick-up New Seagrave Fire Truck and to Purchase 600 Feet of New Fire Hose
*V.A. Scheller to Build New Post Office Building on Franklin Street: Dilapidated Building to be Torn Down: New Building to be Concrete or Brick

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (May 22, 1963)
*Why All the Fuss Over Proposed 6000 Tract Home Development Near Bayshore Freeway? Tract a Right Say Landowners Tired of Making Small Profits on Peach Orchards; Tract Would Rob Land From Industry Says City Manager
*Mission City Ambulance Co. Get City Pact: Monopoly on Official Calls
*Tribute Held for Former Santa Clara University President, Rev. William Gianera, S.J., ‘Father Santa Clara.’
* Urban Renewal Plan: Slide Merchants into Two Square Blocks Bounded by Liberty, Benton, Monroe and Jackson Streets for Nucleus of a new Downtown Santa Clara
* City of Bookworms: Nearly Half of all Santa Clarans Use Library but TV, Paperbacks Influence Reading Choices
Compiled by Mary Hanel, Local History Librarian Santa Clara City Library

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