This pamphlet is published by the members of the American History Class of 1930-1931 of Vacaville Union High School as an effort to preserve a few of the facts and recollections of our pioneers, in order that they may not be entirely lost or forgotten. The class is deeply indebted to the following for their kind assistance in making this pamphlet possible: Mr. Ned Wolfskill, Mrs. Maria Dolores Lyon, Mr. [...]
Solano County Economic Development Profile Booklet from 1985 highlighting the advantages of living and doing business in Solano County. A complete overview of county history, governmental structure, employment outlook, agricultural activity, county government officials, shopping, leisure, parks and recreation areas, areas of interest, and vital statistics about Solano County residents. This booklet also includes an impressive array of advertisements from the local businesses of the time..
Souvenir Program for the 3rd Annual Fairfield-Suisun Rodeo held on May 14th and 15th 1949. Sponsored By The Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce. General Chairman Frank Higgins. Event Announcer Bud Bentley. [...]
Rio Vista Centennial Keepsake booklet from 1958. This booklet contains photos and a history of Rio Vista from 1846 to 1958 and is divided into 6 sections, which cover all aspects of the community. An excerpt from the Dedication text reads as follows: "The citizens of Rio Vista, California, pause during summer of 1958 to glance back over the past hundred year's history of OUR TOWN. From a tiny settlement we have prospered to a jewel of a small city on the bank of the Sacramento River." Designed, compiled and illustrated by Idella R. [...]
Commemorative brochure highlighting the life and political career of Bill Carroll. Mr. Carroll was a longtime City Councilman and Mayor of the City of Vacaville. A career that spaned 20 years, Mr. [...]
Official brochure for the 1966 Vacaville Fiesta Days. June 1st thru June 4th 1966. Michael Connor was General Chairman. This brochure contains advertisements and a schedule of events. [...]
Official brochure for the 1965 Vacaville Fiesta Days. May 30th thru June 5th 1965. Julius Lehfeldt was General Chairman. The Heritage of Vacaville was highlighted throughout the brochure with rare, historic photographs of the following locations: Downtown Vacaville, Vacaville Union High School, Vacaville Grammar School, Methodist College, Depot Street train station, Buck Fruit Company, and an 1877 map of Vacaville is also included. [...]
Official brochure for the 1964 Vacaville Fiesta Days. May 17th thru May 23rd 1964. Bill Harris was General Chairman. 1963 Fiesta Queen was Sharon Christofferson. [...]
Official brochure for the 1968 Vacaville Fiesta Days. May 29th thru June 1st 1968. Thomas McNunn was General Chairman. A special section celebrates past Fiesta Queens such as: Pamela Branch 1967-68, Kathy Burkley 1966-67, Marlene Riehl 1965-66, Sharon Christofferson 1963-64, and Diane Southard 1962-63. [...]
Smythe City and Rural Directory of Vacaville compiled May 1950. Items in this directory include: History of Vacaville, Personal Telephone List, City Residents, Rural Map, Map of Vacaville, Elmira List, Rural Route, Organizations Directory, and a Church Directory..
Official brochure for the 1971 Vacaville Fiesta Days. A brief history of Manuel Cabeza de Vaca and Juan Pena introduces the reader to the rich heritage of the community. Early Fiesta history is also noted, with 1958 being the first Fiesta sponsored by the City and Chamber of Commerce. The 1971 Fiesta Committee General Chairman was Charles Chaffee. [...]
Vacaville Civic Center Dedication Ceremony Brochure January 11, 1969. This brochure includes detailed photos, cost estimates, and a brief history of Vacaville and the Civic Center Project. The Master of Ceremonies was Judge Walter W. Weir, Jr. [...]
This is Vacaville 1966 Presented by Berl Robinson from Welcome Wheels Public Relations. A brochure containing advertisements to local businesses and a profile of the Vacaville Unified School District. A classified directory of goods and services is also included. Mayor A.T. [...]
Vacaville Community Center and Swim Pool Complex Dedication Program December 1, 1973. Master of Ceremonies: John Bowman. Now referred to as the Ulatis or Three Oaks Community Center. Excerpt from the Welcome Message: Your City Council is very proud to dedicate this functional and attractive recreational complex to the citizens of Vacaville. [...]
Vacaville Community Brochure from 1972 showcasing various attractive aspects of the community. Topics include: Community Profile, History, Lifestyle, Recreation, Schools, Industrial Park, People, Industry and the Fiesta Days. The Community Profile section includes interesting statistical information for the time. For example, the population in 1972 was 22,850..
The first step toward a Fairfield Civic Center began on November 24, 1953, when the City CouncIl voted to proceed with purchase from the Federal Government of a thirty-three acre site just north of the City's Central Business District. This site was well known as Wateman Park and had been a World War II temporary housing project of 315 unots with a central recreation center and cafeteria. At the time of purchase the City Council intended that the site become Fairfield's Civic Center. The City Hall building is the largest of the five building complex. [...]
The Civic Center is constructed on a portion of the former 33 acre Waterman Park Housing property. The remainder of the site is master planned as a governmental center, to include a library, post office, theater-auditorium, State and Federal offices and school administration building, surrounding the large lake in the center of the site. The Civic Center design is the winning entry of Architect Robert Hawley in the City's design competition that attracted over 40 entries from Northern California architects..
Official Program for the Chief Solano Statue Unveiling Ceremonies on June 3, 1934. The statue was built by William Gordon Huff and installed in Suisun Valley On State Highway 4 miles west of Fairfield. Sponsored by the Massassoit Tribe of Fairfield and the Redmen of the Reservation of California. Dr. [...]
This booklet is presented with the hope that it will bring you closer to your local government. Self government is the foundation of the American system of local government. A government of this type can be efficient and effective only when supported by an interested, active, informed citizenry. We hope that a study of this booklet will serve to acquaint you with the government of Solano County so that you will be encouraged to take a more active part in it..
Classified Business and Professional Directory of Fairfield and Suisun. Contains the Names, Addresses and Phone Numbers of Representative Businesses. Trades and Professions of Fairfield, Suisun and Vicinity. This is not a complete directory. [...]
Solano County California, The Land of Fruit, Grain and Money. Issued by the Solano County Board of Supervisors in 1905. Nestled in the foothills of the Coast Range on its Western border, and extending across broad acres of the most fertile land in bounteous California, till its Eastern confines are marked by the majestic Sacramento River, lies Solano County..
Published monthly for the Benicia Arsenal Employees Association. This December 1951 issue includes the following topics: Our Own Navy, One Million Dollars a Month, Three Hundred Pints for the Blood Bank, First Masonic Temple, and the Pine Lake Dam. A holiday message is included by Col. R. [...]
Vallejo salutes the United States Navy and all those connected with it on this the 100th anniversary of the Mare Island Navy Yard! For the past 100 years Mare Island officers, enlisted personnel and civilian men and women have contributed to the building and maintenance of the fleet which proudly displays the Starts and Stripes in the protection of the free world..
Pacific Center for Naval Repair and Construction, Vallejo CA. - To the men and women who have served our country in this fighting line, and in the production line. We dedicate this pictorial history of Mare Island, Strategic Pacific Center for Naval Ship Construction and Repair. The assistance of the Public Information Office at Mare Island, in supplying much informational material and many pictures for this book, is gratefully acknowledged. [...]
Your Introduction to Solano County, CA. A County whose history is shot through with the golden lore of a Golden State, whose cities fought to become that State's capital in its swashbuckling days. A County of breathlessly beautiful scenery and gigantic industrial plants, miles of orchards and countless acres of grain. Great herds of livestock and quay walls of mighty warships, prairie lands that became vast natural gas producing fields, a County of lakes and bays and sloughs and channels, picturesque valleys and rolling hills that is Solano County, America's Little California..