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19th Avenue Becomes an Important Road

Unfinished History

Sunset$public-library-sunset-1920.jpg

The Sunset Branch of the Public Library is at the outskirts of civilization in this 1920 photo. The intersection between the boy and the library is 19th and Irving. Jefferson Elementary School would be built later on the same block as the library branch. Sutro Forest looms in background.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

1937 - Attached is a photo of 19th Avenue, looking south towards Lincoln Way. This is prior to 19th Avenue being widened. A street car is visible that once went along Line -7 on Lincoln Way..jpg

19th Avenue looking south towards Lincoln Way in 1937, prior to the widening of 19th. Grand View Peak appears in the background around today's 14th and Moraga.

Photo: Private collection



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