Sunnyside History in Photos: People

A collection of photographs of people who lived in Sunnyside.

Photos of places and things in Sunnyside here. Main photo page here.  Do you have a photo to add? Write me.

1905c. Early Sunnyside resident Seph Williams stands with his horsein front of his house at 257 Joost Ave. Courtesy the Williams family.
1905c. Early Sunnyside resident Seph Williams stands with his horse in front of his house at 257 Joost Ave. Courtesy the Williams family. Read more about the Williams family on Joost.
1906. The Mickelsen family at 511 Congo Street. Immigrants from Denmark who stayed for several generations.
1906. The Mickelsen family at 511 Congo Street. Immigrants from Denmark who stayed for several generations.
1917. Charles Behler and his family and neighbors pose for a group photo on the 600 block of Mangels. Courtesy Geoff Follin.
1917. Charles Behler and his family and neighbors pose for a group photo on the 600 block of Mangels. Courtesy Geoff Follin. Read the story here. 
1920s. The Williams brothers ran the Sunnyside Coalyard at 36 Joost until the 1930s. Courtesy the Williams family.
1920s. The Williams brothers ran the Sunnyside Coalyard at 36 Joost until the 1930s. Courtesy the Williams family. Read the story here.

1923. The Williams family in the company truck, at 227 Joost Ave. Courtesy the Williams family.
1923. The Williams family in the company truck, at 227 Joost Ave. Courtesy the Williams family.
1920s. Frank Dimicelli and family at his long-running grocery at 570 Monterey Blvd.
1920s. Frank Dimiceli and family at his long-running grocery at 570 Monterey Blvd. Courtesy Noah Haydon.
1920s. The Jensen family at 511 Congo Street. Courtesy Judy Simpson.
1920s. The Jensen family at 511 Congo Street. The Jensens also came from Denmark and stayed for generations. Courtesy Judy Simpson. Read a recollection of growing up here in the 1920s in this post. 
1925c. The Staub children, at 346 Flood Ave. Courtesy Jo Staub.
1930s. The Staub children, at the family home, 346 Flood Ave. Courtesy Jo Staub. Read an account of this remarkable family here. 
1930s. Max Staub with his daughter, at 346 Flood Ave. Courtesy Jo Staub.
1930s. Max Staub with his daughter, at 346 Flood Ave. Courtesy Jo Staub.
1941. Staub family at 346 Flood Ave. Courtesy Jo Staub.
1941. Staub family at 346 Flood Ave. Courtesy Jo Staub.
1929. Bartholomew Bertucci, Italian immigrant ice-cream maker, with his neighbors, the Strohmaier children. 747 Monterey Blvd. Courtesy Jacquie Proctor, MtDavidson.org.
1929. Bartholomew Bertucci, Italian immigrant ice-cream maker, with his neighbors, the Strohmaier children. 747 Monterey Blvd. Courtesy Jacquie Proctor, MtDavidson.org.

1940s. Two Strohmaier daughters, in front of family house at 755 Monterey Blvd. House behind is gone. OpenSFHistory.org
1940s. Two Strohmaier daughters, in front of family house at 755 Monterey Blvd. House behind is gone. OpenSFHistory.org
1940s. Two Strohmaier daughters in front of 755 Monterey Blvd. Hinks Garage (740) behind, now gone. OpenSFHistory.org
1940s. Two Strohmaier daughters in front of 755 Monterey Blvd. Hinks Garage (740) behind, now gone. OpenSFHistory.org
1940s. Strohmaier children in front of 755 Monterey Blvd. OpenSFHistory.org
1940s. Strohmaier children in front of 755 Monterey Blvd. OpenSFHistory.org
1948c. Baby boom for the Strohmaier family, Back yard at 755 Monterey. OpenSFHistory.org
1948c. Baby boom for the Strohmaier family, Back yard at 755 Monterey. OpenSFHistory.org
1945c. Tony Molinari (center) owner of bar "Sunny Havern" at 558 Monterey Blvd. Courtesy Michelle Molinari.
1945c. Tony Molinari (center) owner of bar “Sunny Havern” at 558 Monterey Blvd. Courtesy Michelle Molinari.
The Molinari brothers ran a garage at 590 Monterey in the 1940s. Courtesy Michelle Molinari.
The Molinari brothers ran a garage at 590 Monterey in the 1940s. Courtesy Michelle Molinari.
1938. Carl Swanson, at 350 Joost Ave, with daughters Ruth and Vera. Carl built his house and many more in the city. Courtesy Linda Doughty.
1938. Carl Swanson, at 350 Joost Ave, with daughters Ruth and Vera. Carl built his house and many more in the city. Courtesy Linda Doughty.
1930s. The Denholm family in front of their house at 330 Congo Street. Courtesy Roseanne Stoke.
1930s. The Denholm family in front of their house at 330 Congo Street. Courtesy Roseanne Stoke.
1950. Don Cohn, age 5. The Cohns lived at 482 Monterey. Courtesy Don Cohn.
1950. Don Cohn, age 5. The Cohns lived at 482 Monterey. Courtesy Don Cohn.
1960. Don Cohn, as a Sea Scout, age 15. The Cohns lived at 482 Monterey. The "Cozy Cafe" is visible next door, long gone. Courtesy Don Cohn.
1960. Don Cohn, as a Sea Scout, age 15. The Cohns lived at 482 Monterey. The “Kozy Kafe” is visible next door, long gone. Courtesy Don Cohn.
1962. The Scorsonelli family, who lived at 466 Staples for many years. Ancestry.com
1962. The Scorsonelli family, who lived at 466 Staples for many years. Ancestry.com
1980s. Ron Davis ran a barber shop at 719 Monterey for many years, and displayed many historic photos on the walls of his shop. OpenSFHistory.org
1980s. Ron Davis ran a barber shop at 719 Monterey for many years, and displayed many historic photos on the walls of his shop. Photo: Greg Gaar. OpenSFHistory.org

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