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Born Ralph Capabianca Giordano on May 27, 1905, in Rionero In Vulture, Italy. Young Corbett III embarked on his successful boxing career in Fresno, California in 1919, winning the Welterweight Championship of the world on February 22, 1933.
This Monument is dedicated May 30, 1956, by the citizens of Fresno to the memory of Fresno's own Billy Vukovich, who met his death while leading the Indianapolis 500 Mile race May 30, 1955.
Billy Vukovich, who lived all his life in Fresno, won…
Dedicated To HonorAll Veterans of Fresno
This plaque dedicated to allwho served in the militaryand especially those who gavetheir lives in service to Godand Country for the cause ofFreedom
This propertyhas been placed on the
National Registerof Historic Places
by the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
This Water Tower is dedicated to George M. Bowman in recognition for thirty-six years of dedicated service to the City of Fresno and for his accomplishments as a naval officer. He was the city's first chief engineer and became general manager of t…
Designed by architect George S. Mayer of Chicago, Illinois. It was completed in November 1894, replacing two wooden tanks erected on this site in 1887. The Tower stands 100 feet high with a tank capacity of 250,000 gallons. This facility, modeled …
During and after World War II, nearly 5,000,000contracted braceros came to work in agricultureand on the railroads, the majority in California andthe San Joaquin Valley, under U.S. and Mexican Treaty,demonstrating their patriotism during the great…
Born in Fresno, California at 621 BroadwaySon of Armenian immigrants
Writer - Playwright
First American playwright to win both thePulitzer Prize andDrama Critics' Circle Awardin the same year:"The Time of Your Life", 1940
Academy of Motio…
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation's oldest military decoration
"The Purple Heart"
1782 The Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932
My stone is red for the blood they shed.The medal I bear is my country's wayto show they care.If I…
From 1961 to 1975 the Hmong and other Lao people of the highlands of Laos helped the United States fight against Communism in Laos and Vietnam. On December 31, 1960, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared, "We cannot let Laos fall to the Com…