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City of San Jose 1850-present

About this Collection

The City of San José was official incorporated on March 27, 1850 by Legislative Act through Chapter 47 of the Statutes of California. The San José Public Library holds City of San José Council Minutes, Ordinance and Resolution Records from 1850 to 1950 dealing with maintaining public safety, health, morals, and general welfare of the people living in San José. Also included are photographs and records from the Office of the City Clerk. View this collection on the contributor's website.

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