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HISTORY QUIZ: Step Back in Time

The San Mateo County Historical Association staffers have thousands of photos that they need help identifying in order to caption them. Can you help them?

 

In case you missed the lastest edition of the

 

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.

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.

This week's first photo is labeled: Ano Nuevo, August 12, 1982  Do you know what this man was doing at Ano Nuevo in 1982? 

The other photo is labeled: David Mezzetta, February 28, 1978. Do you know why David Mezzetta was photographed for the Times in 1978? 

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, carol@historysmc.org

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