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Vaccine Dreams: Looking Back to Marin's "K.O. Polio" Campaign

December 17, 2020 

Earlier this week, the first shipments of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in California, with five healthcare workers in Los Angeles taking the first doses. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state's initial plans to distribute the first round of the COVID-19 vaccine one week ago, leading History Room Archivist Natalie Snoyman to dig deep into our collections and consider other mass inoculation events that took place here in Marin County to eradicate polio.

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"Talkin' 'bout Mill Valley"

July 9, 2020 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the release of Rita Abrams's hit song "Mill Valley," the History Room traces the tune's trajectory and its lasting impact with a digital exhibit.

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Documenting the Present for the Future

May 29, 2020 

There are many similarities to be observed between the 1918 flu and the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to understand how Mill Valley was affected by the 1918 pandemic, I turned to our collection documenting the city’s local history.

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Oral History Spotlight: "Rebels with a Cause" in the Archives

February 27, 2020 

In honor of this month’s First Wednesday program sponsored by the Mill Valley Historical Society and Mill Valley Public Library, we are celebrating the work of a myriad of environmentalists and everyday heroes who stepped up to protect open spaces here in Marin and across the country.

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