The collection has two primary areas of interest, the first is the history of the city of San Mateo, the second is a record of the city's on-going relationship with the 101st Airborne, Company A. The historical photographs cover a broad range of San Mateo City's history, primarily commercial buildings. Collection includes several photographs depicting the damage caused by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. San Mateo Public Library's Screaming Eagles: San Mateo's Adopted Sons Collection contains primarily photographs and correspondence documenting the City's adoption of 101st Airborne, Company A during the Viet Nam conflict. Additional material was donated by 101st veterans.
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