Thanks to Patch readers , and and to , for letting us know her personal connection to the flag photo!
The San Mateo County Historical Association still has many photos that need captions, after it recently purchased more than 30,000 San Mateo Times newspaper photos that span most of the 20th century and provide a glimpse into San Mateo County life and its generations.
Mitch Postel, president of the historical association, bought the photos from a collector for $2,500.
Own a little piece of history by looking at these photos and help the association find out about the story behind each one, so the group can archive them.
Peninsula Patch sites will publish various photos as we get them - usually on Thursday or Saturday mornings - so you can help us identify them.
There is no information on the back of this photo with a whale, but the girl in the photo is wearing a t-shirt that says “South San Francisco.” Does anyone know where, and/or what year this photo was taken?
There is no information on the back of this photo with three people and a parrot. Does anyone know who these people are, and/or what year the photo was taken?
Please note in the comments if you have information about the photos attached.
Then call or e-mail archivist, Carol Peterson, if you want more information. Carol can be reached by phone, (650) 299-0104, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.