Remember When: Business was booming
by TP staff
Jan 02, 2014 | 3499 views | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Last week’s Remember When mystery photo, at left, shows Tracy ventriloquist Roy Orsolini and his dummy, Bee Gee, preparing for a program at Defense Depot Tracy in 1974.

Orsolini was an employee of the depot. A World War II veteran, he was active in St. Bernard’s Catholic Church and local veterans organizations.

Identifying Orsolini were Marlene Reeves, Leona Willis, Sunday Borges, Rodney Castro and Alvera Rotherham. Castro gets extra points for recalling the dummy’s name.

Today’s Remember When mystery photo, at top, shows a Tracy business on 11th Street in a photo taken in the 1950s. Where was the business exactly, and who ran it in its early years?

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