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Looking Back: Paso Roblans Abroad 

Click here to see the full front page of the Aug 10, 1950 Paso Robles Journal.

Excerpt from the Thursday, Aug 10, 1950 Paso Robles Journal

Bedecked with leis on arrival in Honolulu are a trio of B.P.W. Women from this city who with seven other members of the club took a post-convention trip to the Islands. Left to right they are: Mrs. S. Reinhaus of Louise, Ida.; Mrs. Peter Dow, president of the territorial federation of B.P.W. Clubs; Jimmie McKenzie of Interisland Tours; Miss Mildred Herrick, tour director; Mrs. Grace Schweitzer of Oakland; Miss Betty Bader of Paso Robles; Mrs. M. Pasco of Sacramento; Mrs. Ruth Kleck of Paso Robles. Back row: Mrs. Irene Colt of Paso Robles; Miss Mildred Campbell of Nashville, Tenn.; Mrs. Catherine Crowl of Watsonville, and Miss Harriet Wolfgram of Upland. The tour followed the national convention in San Francisco.

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This “Looking Back” view at Paso Robles history comes from one of the hundreds of local newspapers in the Paso Robles Area Historical Society collection. Several local newspapers, dating from the 1800s, have reported on local, national and world events, providing priceless historical views of our community that are not available from any other source. The Historical Society is seeking community support for the multi-phased Newspaper Preservation Project to help fund the transfer of these aged and fragile pages to microfilm and digital images. See the society website for more information about becoming a member or donating to any phase of this project.

The Paso Robles Daily News is pleased to support this important project. Watch this space for future “Looking Back” articles.


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