80 years ago this weekend: My Grandma Clara on Golden Gate Bridge Opening Day

On May 27, 1937, San Franciscans threw a “fiesta” for their new bridge. This is my grandmother Clara (left) with her friends on the bridge on Opening Day. I found this photo in the same drawer as my mom’s high-school yearbook. A lot of treasurers are still “analog,” not digital.

About jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.
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