Tag Archives: 1917

September 3rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1917, Seal Beach held a fish barbecue and clambake with all the trimming to celebrate Labor Day. Make no mistake, there was music, dancing, bathing, and fireworks. – Michael Dobkins Advertisements

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July 3rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1917, the Topeka Daily Capital in Kansas ran the following photo. The full story reads as follows: Making pets of baby sea lions is the great fad at Seal Beach, Cal., this year. Miss Vera Teel … Continue reading

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March 27th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1917, the Santa Ana Register took some swimwear instruction from Luella Rogers from Seal Beach. The article focused on women who put on brightly hued bath suits for a beach visit, but never actually went swimming. Apparently … Continue reading

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Looking Closer at Main Street

Main Street Mondays – 1917 Main Street in Seal Beach  has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting a … Continue reading

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