Today’s blog presents Part II of the various newspaper headlines found in the “City of Petaluma Centennial Edition, 1858-1958,” dated August 24, 1958.
(Part I was posted 6/16/14).
Mayor Says: Petaluma Has Tools for Progress
Services from City Get Better and Better
Many People Contribute to City’s Government
Old City Hall Cost More Than $16,000.
Sweeping Changes Coming in Local Dairy Industry
Long Established Holm Firm Looking to Future
Kerrigan Was Man Who Dubbed City World’s Egg Basket
Face of the City Depends On Urban Renewal Program
Wide Growth Seen For Future Petaluma
Early Industries Highly Diversified
Sunset Line & Twine Known Nationwide
Kresky Has Moved Ahead With City
How, Why, Why Did Our Petaluma Begin?
Railroads Had Big Role in Petaluma Development
Adobe Construction Took 10-Plus Years
Iversen, Benedetti Best Troy Gridders
Sharkey, Langford Among Boxers Who Fought Here
Many Fine Horses Ran at Kenilworth
First Churches Arrived Before the City Charter
Petaluma Youth Activities Joined By New Boy’s Club
Petaluma Woman’s Club Grows
Petaluma Chamber Launched in 1905
Action by Many Created Hillcrest Hospital
Jammed Schools No New Story Here
St. Vincent’s School Planning for Future
As stated in Part I, “Hopefully, these headlines will capture your attention and motivate you to visit the Petaluma Historical Museum and read the hard copies available in the Hoppy Hopkins Research Library.” Volunteers are available on Thursday afternoons to help visitors find these “golden nuggets” containing the above historical information about “Our River Town.”