Bank of Sonoma County float in the 1976 Sebastopol Apple Blossom Parade, Apr 5, 1976
Skinner, Hal, 1925-2004
Bank of Sonoma County float showing an Old West theme at McKinley Street and North Main Street. Visible behind the float are (left to right): Myst Books (146 N. Main), Pine Cone Restaurant (162 N. Main), former Sprouse-Ritz store (176 N. Main), Analy Rexall Pharmacy (186 N. Main).
Biographical or Historical Note
Bank of Sonoma County later part of WestAmerica Bank. Sprouse- Ritz and Analy Rexall Pharmacy buildings later torn down and replaced by the Basso Building.
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)
Bank of Sonoma County;Analy Rexall Pharmacy;Pine Cone Restaurant (Sebastopol, Calif.);Myst Books (Sebastopol, Calif.)
Subject (Meeting or Event)
Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival and Parade (Sebastopol, Calif.)
North Main Street and McKinley 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; 197604B06
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