What is known in Marília as Rua 9 de Julho started out in the 1920s having 3 different names. It started out as Rua Minas Gerais on top of the hill - where Avenida Vicente Ferreira is - where Santa Isabel's church is now located - and went down all the way to the railway line where it changed name to Rua Ceará - keeping this denomination for only 3 blocks up to Avenida Sampaio Vidal.
As this avenue used to divide the community in two different sections - crossing the avenue the Street had a 2nd change of name to Rua Tamandaré and went all the way through the area kwnow then as Alto Cafezal.
Rua 9 de Julho looking up to Avenida Sampaio Vidal in the early 1950s. This was the stretch called Rua Ceará in the 1920s up to 1934.
same stretch of road in the late 1930s.
Rua 9 de Julho when it was still called Rua Tamandaré.
corner of Avenida Sampaio Vidal with Rua Tamandaré which had a name change circa 1934 to Rua 9 de Julho.