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1929 Photo Piques Interest 

Interest in a photograph of Merced’s Main Street back in 1929 has risen after a story by Sarah Lim — the director of the Merced County Courthouse Museum — made the news recently. Lim says the photo can be traced back to around the time of the infamous Wall Street Crash that led to the Great Depression. In her words, the photo depicts the…