Looking Back

Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara

Week of November 8th Headlines

 

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (November 9, 1917)

  • Bank of Italy Buys More Banks: Takes Over the San Jose Safe Deposit Bank and Two San Joaquin County Institutions
  • J.S. Knox, Business Efficiency Expert, to Give Lecture at San Jose’s Healds College
  • Russia Unsettled by Civil War: Immediate Peace with Kaiser Declared: Japanese May Intervene At Once
  • Local Farmers New Loan Bank: Santa Clara Assn. May Begin Next Week with $100,000 Stock Subscription
  • Cake for Soldiers: Jewel Bakery Company Bakes 200 Pounds of Fruit Cake to go in Christmas Boxes for Santa Clara Boys

 

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (November 8, 1967)

  • City Council Denies Federal Government’s Request to Waive $100 Permit Fee for Construction of New Post Office on Kiely Blvd.: Councilman Wilson Fears Location will Generate Heavy Traffic
  • Santa Clara Players to Stage  “Bell, Book and Candle”
  • T. S. Eliot’s “Murder in the Cathedral” to be staged at Santa Clara University’s Lifeboat Theatre
  • Testimonial Banquet to be Held in Honor of Assemblyman John Vasconcellos
  • Santa Clara American Legion’s New Building at Lafayette & Liberty Streets Almost Ready:  $120,000 Structure
  • Bruce Monaghan, 19, Santa Clara High School Senior, Tours Europe on Bicycle
  • Santa Clara Vanguard Drum & Bugle Corps Takes Top Honors at San Francisco Columbus Day Parade