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Those were the days

 

Despite a strict "dress" code that restricted their movement, girls in Portola Valley, circa the late 1920s or 1930s, knew how to swing a bat and throw a ball.

In this photo, included in the Portola Valley history book "Life on the San Andreas Fault" by Nancy Lund and Pamela Gullard, are, from left: Brita Seebohm, Ann Plastina, Gertrude Nahmens, Mamie Mangini, Margaret Robles, Estelle Zamet, Nell Skrabo, Esther Silva and Peggy Crary.

(Photo: Portola Valley Archives.)

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