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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND RESOURCES
Many thanks go to the individuals who have donated or loaned materials from their personal collections to be included on this site. Without these, much of this would not be possible.
Mark & Kate Allison - 80's Photograph
Sam & Don Alvarado - Blueprints
Norvelle Benevento - Family photographs, property deeds, and documents
Joan Bohnett - Family photographs, documentation, and general research - rest of family collection may be viewed at the Bancroft Library, Berkeley
Lynn Bowers - Early photograph
Martin Delson - Copies of 1983 student neighborhood studies, newspaper clippings
Rosemarie Delson - Property data confirmations, 80's real estate flier/photo
Claire Wolfe Dunham - Early photographs
Charlene Duval - Research assistance
George Espinola - Research on Wolfe family, and Wolfe architecture partners Charles McKenzie and William Higgins
John Hops - Copies of early student neighborhood studies
Sandy Kasik - Property data confirmations
Margaret Ma - Early photographs, research
Bonnie Montgomery - Research assistance
Rick Nelson - Early photographs
Julia Tranchina - Early photographs, construction documents, etc.
Susan Walker - Original construction documents
Curtiss & Gracie Willson - Early auction map and deed letters
Anne Wolfe - Early photographs
Historical Research Resources
California History Room, San Jose Public Library - various name and general research
Santa Clara County Office of the Surveyor - Maps, land records, etc.
Santa Clara County Office of the Clerk-Recorder - Parcel data, certificates, etc.
San Jose Mercury and Herald - Old articles
San Jose Historic Resources Inventory - Historic designations and surveys
Sourisseau Academy SJSU - Building permits are available in the California Rm. of the San Jose MLK library. More on the Sourisseau Academy here.