This week’s Remember When “mystery photo” shows a local pharmacist filling a prescription at a local drug store. Who is the pharmacist, and where was his business located in 1954?
Last week’s Remember When “mystery photo” showed Jim “Cowboy” Glotfelty and “dance-hall girl” Carol Schubert getting ready for a casino night held in November 1985 at the Portuguese Hall as a fundraiser for the Tracy Chamber of Commerce.
A week earlier, the Tracyite walking on a treadmill at Tracy Community Memorial Hospital has been identified by Brian Allen and Dolores Ortega as John Allen. He was participating in the Stanford Heart Survey in 1973.
• If you know the answer or can’t wait until next week to get it, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 830-4234. TWICE-TOLD TALES 10 years ago — 2000
Some 300 full-time and temporary employees of DePuy OrthoTech have been told they will lose their jobs when the MacArthur Drive facility that produces orthopedic braces will be closed. Parent Johnson & Johnson had sold the firm’s assets to dj Orthopedics of San Diego.
The Bhai Daya Singh Charitable Society of California is seeking county permission to build a 5,400-square-foot Sikh temple at the corner of Vernalis and Bevis roads, southeast of Tracy.
Services have been held for retired Tracy merchant Archie Saltzman, 85. He and his brother, Simon, had operated The Hub department store in downtown Tracy.
Dolores Serpa, who served as a W.A.V.E. during World War II, is the first woman commander of James McDermott Post, American Legion. 25 years ago — 1985
Six teachers have been hired from those interviewed by Tracy school officials during a school-hiring consortium in Boston.
Tom Matthews edged Don Juelke by one stroke to win the Directors’ Cup tournament at Tracy Golf & Country Club. Matthews shot a 137 in the 36-hole tournament.
Motion Industries has opened its power-parts warehouse and distribution center in the Whitehall Business Park north of Larch Road.
For the second time, Dorothy Zanussi has been elected mayor by members of the City Council. She also served as mayor in 1982-83.
Terres Ronneberg, a Tracy High sophomore, has earned an Eagle Scout award.
The Tracy Sunrise Rotary Club has received its charter. Dr. Jack Sjolin is charter president of the 28-member service club. 50 years ago — 1960
Oscar Maier, a Tracy depot employee, is the new commander of James McDermott Post, American Legion. The World War II veteran served as a German-language interpreter in Europe.
Twenty-one Tracy Boy Scouts are leaving for the National Scout Jamboree at Colorado Springs.
The Tracy Warehouse, a wood-frame structure built on Sixth Street in 1890, is being demolished.
Tomato growers have established a minimum piece-rate for pickers at 12 cents a box.
Members of the Tracy Skyliners flying their model planes at the Tracy Ballpark include Carl Trinkle Jr., Russ Vital, Eric Trinkle, Larry McDonald and Ricky Vital. 75 years ago — 1935
Local grain farmers are suspicious that a number of recent grain fires are arson. Most fires have broken out on windy nights.
The Tracy Community Council has given relief assistance — food, clothing and fuel — to 44 Tracy families during the past year. 100 years ago — 1910
Tracy voters approved incorporation of the City of Tracy, 92-88, at a special election held July 15. The vote needs to be certified by the county board of supervisors and the secretary of state.
Tracy’s baseball team dumped Livermore, 13-8. Jim Lamb led the Tracy attack with four hits. (He later served as Tracy’s mayor.)
• Information for this column was drawn from Tracy Press archives.