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Street view with Christmas decorations, 10th and J Streets looking toward the Strand Theater, Modesto, 1958. -- McHenry Museum

Street view with Christmas decorations, 10th and J Streets looking toward the Strand Theater, Modesto, 1958.

McHenry Museum

Christmas Memories from 1950s Modesto

The Modesto Bee's beautiful new pictorial history book "Modesto Memories: Volume II" ships soon but is still on pre-sale for just $29.95, $15 off the retail price.  

This deal expires on November 27th!

Don't wait until December to start your Christmas shopping

 

This hardbound, heirloom-quality book features hundreds of beautiful, historic photographs from the Modesto area during the 1940s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, including these wonderful Christmas shots. 

Rosalie and Corinne Dias on Christmas morning, 158 Melrose Street, Modesto, 1956. -- Rosalie Hill

Rosalie and Corinne Dias on Christmas morning, 158 Melrose Street, Modesto, 1956.

Rosalie Hill

The perfect gift for any long-time Modesto resident, make sure Santa has a copy of "Modesto Memories" to put under the tree.

Preview other classic photos from the book here and here. Click "More info" below for additional details. 

Santa visiting the Dias children on Christmas Eve, rural Modesto, 1948. From left: Marjorie Dias, Santa, Gloria and Ramond Dias. Mary Sequeira is on the right. -- Gloria Lewis

Santa visiting the Dias children on Christmas Eve, rural Modesto, 1948. From left: Marjorie Dias, Santa, Gloria and Ramond Dias. Mary Sequeira is on the right.

Gloria Lewis

 

Volume Two: Modesto Memories: The 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s with a Unique Look at the Graffiti Era Cover
The Modesto Bee presents Volume Two: Modesto Memories: The 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s with a Unique Look at the Graffiti Era

$29.95

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