Category Archives: Burlingame in Pictures

Where did our street names come from?

NOTE: There are NO “streets” in Burlingame! (Main Street was the only exception, and it is long gone.) -August 4, 1922, pg. 1 Burlingame Advance reported:  There are 40 miles of paved streets in Burlingame ADELINE DRIVE: (Burlingame) named in honor of Adeline … Continue reading

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McKinley School

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The “First Lady” of our Schools It all began just after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco when Burlingame’s population skyrocketed from about 200 residents before the quake, to around 1000 in 1907. At that time, the children of Burlingame were … Continue reading

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Burlingame High Panther

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The “Burlingame High Panther” Lockheed P-38 was financed with the support of $173,000 in war bonds and stamps raised by Burlingame High students. (Click to enlarge.)

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Burlingame High School

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Opened in 1923 as the San Mateo High School, Burlingame Branch, the current Burlingame High school was designed by prolific school architect William Weeks.

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Easton Library

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      The Easton Library building was originally the home of the North Burlingame Woman’s Club. It opened on September 23, 1927 and over the next twenty years the club was used as a venue for meetings, dramatic productions, … Continue reading