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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

San Jose Mosaics #1

Washington Elementary School
100 Oak Street
San Jose, CA 95110

Wide shot




Sequoia detail

Amadeo Pietro Giannini
(May 6, 1870 – June 3, 1949)
Italian American founder of Bank of America

Asian farmers

Famous Local Ladies: Sarah Winchester
(Sept. 1839 – Sept. 5, 1922) Rifle Heiress
Mrs. Bascom


Pío de Jesus Pico
(May 5, 1801 – Sept 11, 1894)
last Mexican Governor of Alta California

Juan Cabrillo & Sir Francis Drake

Juan Bautista de Anza Bezerra Nieto
(July 1736 - December 19, 1788)
Novo-Spanish explorer, Governor of New Mexico for the Spanish Empire

George Washington

Father Junipero Serra
(November 24, 1713 – August 28, 1784) 
Spanish Franciscan friar who founded the mission chain
in Alta California of the Las Californias Province
in New Spain (present day CA)

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