Sonoma County Sheriff's Pipe Band in the April 12, 1972 Sebastopol Apple Blossom Parade
Skinner, Hal, 1925-2004
Visible behind the band are: Wellers' Union 76 station and George Groves Real Estate
Biographical or Historical Note
Wellers' Union 76 station at 200 South Main Street was subsequently torn down and vacent for many years before a new building constructed that was occupied in 2011 by Sebastopol Independent Charter School, Earthchild and West County Cycle Service. George Groves Real Estate at 228 South Main was formerly the El Rey movie theater and occupied in 2011 by Funk & Flash.
Date Created or Published
Item Type (Original)
Item Physical Format or Genre
Number of Parts or Pages
1 photographic print
Other Physical Details
Item Physical Dimensions
20 x 26 centimeters
Sonoma Heritage Collections Theme
Sports and Recreation
Subject (Corporate Body)
Sonoma County Sheriff's Pipes Band;Wellers' Union 76; Union 76 (Firm)
Subject (Meeting or Event)
Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival and Parade (Sebastopol, Calif.)
Subject (Time Period)
1971 - 1980
State or Province
City or Town
South Main Street
200 South Main Street, Sebastopol, California
Map Zoom Level
Hal Skinner (1925-2004) moved to Sonoma County from Indiana in 1965 to serve as the first director of the Audio-Visual Department (later Instructional Resources Department) at Sonoma State College (later University). He later taught in the School of Education until retiring in 1988. He took up artist blacksmithing in retirement and was a featured exhibitor at the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol and Sturgeon's Sawmill in Occidental until his death at age 79.
Source of Title
Title supplied by cataloger.
Reproduction Details (Physical Items)
Printed from digital photograph (JPEG) by The LAB, 400 Tesconi Circle, Santa Rosa, California.
Original Collection Name
Skinner family photograph collection; 197205A02
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