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Those were the days

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This undated photo was taken as the Coryell family prepared for a Sunday outing. The roadways were unpaved, making protective dusters and headscarves wise accompaniments for those traversing them in cars. The Coryells bought the 45.6-acre "Hecht place" in Fair Oaks, now Atherton, in the early 1900s, and for years were said to be the largest orchid growers in the United States. Photo courtesy of Atherton Heritage Association.

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