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Past Events…

At the Movies: The Theater Experience of the ’50s & ’60s in Santa Rosa

On June 13, 2017 HSSR guests enjoyed a moderated panel focusing on the theater experience in Santa Rosa. Gaye LeBaron moderated the talk with Dan Tocchini and Hal Wright. Great stories were shared from the perspective of the theater operator, the movie goer, and theater employees. Guests enjoyed a hosted beverage reception before the talk and…
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Day of Discovery

The Sonoma County Genealogy Library hosted a Day of Discovery at the De Turk Round Barn where the public was invited to discover the hidden treasures in many Sonoma County historical archive collections.  
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Seventh Night at the Museum: Fighting the Great War at Home and Abroad

HSSR Members enjoyed a private viewing of the Sonoma County Museum exhibit: Fighting the Great War at Home and Abroad The exhibit showed how the war touched lives both at home and abroad.  Curator Eric Stanley spoke presenting the exhibit afterward members explored independently. The event included a hosted beverage reception.
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Double Feature at the Roxy: Pollyanna and our Documentary Film

HSSR members enjoyed a double feature of Pollyanna, filmed on McDonald Avenue, and the HSSR’s documentary film at the Roxy Stadium 14.
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Tales of Santa Rosa Police

HSSR hosted a moderated talk on February 28, 2017:  Tales of the Santa Rosa Police Department. The introduction was made by Don Silverek. The talk was moderated by Chris Smith featuring Rod “Smokey” Sverko and Gaye LeBaron. Guests enjoyed a hosted beverage reception before the talk and Q & A session that followed. Rod shared police…
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Sixth Night at the Museum: The Beat Goes On: Peace, Love and Rock and Roll in the North Bay

Historical Society Members enjoyed a free private viewing of the History Museum of Sonoma County’s new exhibit with hosted beer, wine, water reception: The Beat Goes On: Peace, Love and Rock & Roll in the North Bay Eric Stanley, the Museum Curator, gave a short introduction after which members explored the exhibit.  The exhibit chronicled the history…
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Double Feature at Summerfield Cinemas: Our Documentary and It’s a Wonderful Life

HSSR members and guests enjoyed the HSSR’s short film documentary about the history of Santa Rosa along with a cinematic production filmed in our city.  Santa Rosa: The Chosen Spot of all the Earth was featured along with It’s a Wonderful Life, featuring scenes in Santa Rosa. The big screen at Summerfield Cinemas provided the venue for this great…
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Double Feature at the Roxy: Our Documentary and Shadow of a Doubt

HSSR members and guests enjoyed the HSSR’s short film documentary about the history of Santa Rosa along with a cinematic production filmed in our city.  Santa Rosa: The Chosen Spot of all the Earth was featured along with Shadow of a Doubt which utilized a residence on historic McDonald Avenue as a primary location within the film.
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Scan Event at the So. Co. History and Genealogy Library

The HSSR joined with the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library for this event.  Free to HSSR members and open to the public, the library and HSSR board members scanned Santa Rosa centric photographs, putting the image data on thumb drives for the attendees.  The library also retained digital copies of the images within their…
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Historic Railways in Santa Rosa: Tours of the Station, Presentations and Discussion

The HSSR and the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Historical Society (NWPRHS) in celebrated the historical railroads that once crisscrossed the City of Santa Rosa. The event included tours of Santa Rosa’s historic train station and an evening of presentations held at the Sixth Street Theater. The presentations included a discussion of the historic railways in Santa…
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