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Facebook: Local Player Is Pacific Coast League MVP!

This baseball player holds his Pacific Coast League MVP trophy. He was born in Yolo County; both of his parents were deaf. With one more hit, he would have averaged .300 for his 12-year major league career. Can you name him?

Learn his name and more about "Baseball in Yolo County--Town Teams and Local Pros" when you visit the FYCA booth at this year's Yolo County Fair.

Facebook: Winters Packards and Owners in 1927

Winters District Likes Packard; Some of the Proud Owners

When Hiatt & Miller, local Packard dealers, made second place in the sale of Packard cars last year, much of their success was due to the Winters district. This prosperous center boosts a number of Packards, eight of which are pictured below, lined up in front of the Bank of Winters. The eight listed below were sold through the efforts of L.C. Bennett, sales manager for the local firm, during the past few months, who is pictured at the left. Others in the picture are Miss Faye Smith, Walter Young, E.E. Baker, W.S. Baker, J.R. Griffin, W.I. Baker, Raine Griffin, Charles E. Elliott and Roe E. Judy.

(Photo and caption from The Woodland Mail, May 1, 1927)

Facebook: Happy Independence Day!

The 1920 Woodland 4th of July parade. (Photo courtesy of the Yolo County Archives, a Visual History of Yolo County).

Facebook: Davis High Class of 1932

Class photograph of Davis Union High School taken in 1932 (Mills and Mills). From A Visual History of Yolo County. (Accessible through

Facebook: Winters Elementary Second Grade

Class photograph of the First Grade at Winters Elementary School. Twenty four students and their teacher are pictured. From A Visual History of Yolo County (Accessible at

Facebook: Students Study History & Cursive Writing

Yolo County archives specialist, Heather Lanctot, recently visited Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Davis. She taught the students about the important of local archives and government, including a lesson on how to transcribe Board of Supervisors meeting notes from the 1850s. The students worked hard at reading "very old" cursive writing and learned interesting facts about our county.

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