Groundbreaking ceremonies for the North Bay Cooperative Library System headquarters, Santa Rosa, California, November 6, 1966
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Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Sunday, November 6, 1966 for the headquarters building of the North Bay Cooperative Library System. Seventeen shovels were used, symbolizing the several city, county and district public libraries which the system serves. State Senator Randolph Collier, Mrs Phyllis I. Dalton, Assistant State Librarian, and Santa Rosa Mayor Charles DeMeo [...] wielded shovels along with system staff members and heads of member libraries". See Book Chat. Bulletin of the Santa Rosa - Sonoma Public Library, November 1966. Building located at 725 Third St.
Don Meacham (May 30, 1916-Feb. 28, 2010) was born in Cowell, Contra Costa County in 1916. He lived most of his life in Sonoma County where he retired as freelance commercial photographer after 50 years in the profession. He worked as a photographer in the Navy during WWII; was the flagship photographer on the U.S.S. Augusta during the North African invasion; and was Chief Photographer of the Naval Air Station in Santa Rosa until the war ended. Meacham was a charter member and chairman of the Santa Rosa Civic Art Commission and was instrumental in establishing Arttrium, the county's first visual and performing arts festival.
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Photographer: Don Meacham.
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- Meacham, Don
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Education and Culture
DeMeo, Charles R., 1904-1995
Collier, Randolph, 1902-1983
Dalton, Phyllis I
North Bay Cooperative Library System
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725 Third Street, Santa Rosa, California
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- Meacham, Don. Groundbreaking ceremonies for the North Bay Cooperative Library System headquarters, Santa Rosa, California, November 6, 1966. 11-06-1966. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://heritage.sonomalibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll2/id/4861. (Accessed December 12, 2018.)
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- Meacham, Don, (11-06-1966) Groundbreaking ceremonies for the North Bay Cooperative Library System headquarters, Santa Rosa, California, November 6, 1966. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://heritage.sonomalibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll2/id/4861
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- Meacham, Don. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://heritage.sonomalibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll2/id/4861>.