Pictured: Washington Senior High School in Vallejo was dedicated in 1912. It was a high school for about 10 years, then a junior high school. The building was torn down and became Washington Park which stretches between Ohio and Louisiana Streets, and Napa and El Dorado Streets.
Photo courtesy of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
Raymond William Stacey Burr (1917 - 1993), the famous actor who portrayed "Perry Mason" and "Ironsides" on television, moved to Vallejo with his mother from his native British Columbia in 1923 when he was six years old. Raymond continued to live in Vallejo until he moved to Hollywood to begin his acting career. Photo courtesy of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.