Sea Breeze Pet Cemetery – Huntington Beach, California

This is one of the more unusual postcards I’ve seen. I can guarantee you that it’s the lone pet cemetery card in my collection. I am guessing the date from the late 1960s and the cemetery is still there. There is an apartment complex now there that overlooks the grounds. 19542 Beach Blvd. (Highway 39)Continue reading “Sea Breeze Pet Cemetery – Huntington Beach, California”

Greetings From….

Today’s offering is a baker’s dozen of Curt Teich large-letter Greetings From….postcards. Curteich was the largest producer of color and quality linen postcards for more than 5 decades. Teich postcards are easy to date, as there is a code on all codes that tells you when it was published. There is a handy dating guideContinue reading “Greetings From….”

Akua Motor Hotel – Anaheim, California

1018 E. Orangethorpe Ave. Anaheim, Calif. 92801 Your home away from home, located in Orange Country near Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm. One block north of Riverside Freeway, near Santa Ana and Garden Grove Freeways…Large Rooms, Queen size beds, Direct Dial Phones, heated pool, Morning coffee in your room. The Akua Motor Hotel opened inContinue reading “Akua Motor Hotel – Anaheim, California”

1964 Tournament of Roses Parade

It’s Found Photo Friday….sort of. I know the photographer and when are where these photos were taken. Taken after the Tournament of Roses Parade, when the floats were docked, on January 1, 1964 in Pasadena, California. The photographer was Oscar W. Sjogren. The parade theme for 1964 was SYMBOLS OF FREEDOM.

Merry-Go-Round Cafes

In 1930 a chain of “revolutionary”cafes opened in the West. Gustav and Gertrude Kramm’s idea of an cafe that served food on a rotating conveyor belt would be a smash hit and fade away in a short time. The very first Merry-Go-Round Cafe location opened on January 1, 1930 at 245 East First Street in Long Beach, California RevolvingContinue reading “Merry-Go-Round Cafes”

University Club of Los Angeles New Year’s Dinner, 1935 – Los Angeles, California

New Year’s Dinner University Club New Year’s Day Telephone “Custer” the number of reservations you will want for Dinner after New Year’s Game – Trinity 8651 Many of your friends have already made their reservations. Service from 5:30 to 8:30 P.M. $1.25 per person.

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