Dahlia official flower of Alameda
HUNDREDS VlSfl ALAMEDA DAHLIAS ALAMEDA, Aug. 17. Hundreds of Bay region residents tonight visited the Alameda High School Gymnasium during the first day of the two-day annual Alameda Dahlia Show. The dahlia is the City ef Alameda's official flower. Many new color combinations in poms, miniatures, collarettes, the huge decorative dahlias, some o ) which measure 15 inches across, anc' castus varieties are being shown. Many out-of-State dahlia growers visiting at the Fair today took time off from Treasure Island to visit the local dahlia show. Alamedans were urged today by President David Graves of the Alameda Dahlia So ciety not to miss their own flower show, which is free to the public. The doors will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.