Tag Archives: 1951

February 28th in Seal Beach History

Meet Dagmar Schmidt – Seal Beach’s lady constable Continue reading

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July 13th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1951, the Covina Argus ran this Pacific Electric advertisement prominently featuring a bus, not a red car trolley, as a speedy ride to Seal Beach and other beachside destinations. Today we remember Pacific Electric through a romantic haze … Continue reading

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Cocktails, Shuffleboard, and Cheesecake

Matchbook Cover for Mamie’s – 1948-1951 Today’s post answers the musical question, “what do The Beatles, the Memphis Belle B-17 Flying Fortress, and Clancy’s Saloon have in common?” click on the image for a larger view Since last Friday, we’ve … Continue reading

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Scofflaws Beware

Seal Beach Images Seal Beach Police Department  1950-1954 It’s been far too long since we’ve posted anything from local historian Stan Berry.  One of Stan’s specialties is researching and preserving Seal Beach Police Department heritage, including these four group shots … Continue reading

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