Tag Archives: 1920

August 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1920, Seal Beach fans of fresh milk were presented with an opportunity to enjoy the freshest of milk.  A “Fresh Jersey Cow” who was a “fine milker” and”very gentle” was listed for sale in the Santa Ana … Continue reading

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August 21st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1918, Barney Weaver spent the last night of his life in Seal Beach.  Details vary slightly from newspaper article to article. According to the Santa Ana Register, Los Angeles policeman Barney Weaver and an attractive young … Continue reading

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July 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1920, a Hindu, Salen Shonka, was arrested on a vagrancy charge because he walked about the streets of Seal Beach “at late and unusual hours without apparent reason,” according to the Santa Ana Register. Mr. Shonka, … Continue reading

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April 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1920, the Santa Ana Register invited people who liked it snappy to the grand opening of the Famous ‘Frisco Five at the Jewel Cafe! – Michael Dobkins

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April 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1922, the Baldwin Piano Company filed a suit against the Seal Beach Inn and Cafe and its proprietor, F. C. Blankenship. According to the suit, the inn had purchased a grand piano on contract for $85o on … Continue reading

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April 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1920, the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce held the fourth annual Snowball Dance. According to a February 2 story in the Santa Ana Register, “an entirely new decorative scheme is being perfected which will make the … Continue reading

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Faces in the Crowd

Fridays on The Pier – 1920 The Seal Beach pier has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Friday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting an … Continue reading

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