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Title
Redwood Bowl, Marin Town & Country Club, Fairfax, Marin County, California, circa 1950 [photograph]
Creator
unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1950
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
Fairfax
Rights Information
unknown
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Description
A Saturday night dance crowd at the Redwood Bowl, Marin Town & Country Club. Owner Max Friedman is standing on the far right with his hand on the post. Friedman, a San Francisco businessman, opened the Marin Town & Country Club on April 23, 1944. The Redwood Bowl began in 1946, and was an outdoor dance floor and often featured nationally known big bands for the Saturday night dances; the dances were broadcast over radio station KYA. The club maintained a reputation as a well-run, disciplined operation until its closure in 1972.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print, b&w; 24 x 19 cm.
Identifier
csrcl_1114
601.001.020
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/fairfax/id/9
Language
English
Subject
Dance parties
Marin Town & Country Club (Calif.)
Place
Fairfax (Calif.)
Relation
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0q2nc5z2
http://marinlibrary.org/californiaroom

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