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April 19th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register shared an odd little news item under the headline, “Seal Beach Not To Exhibit Seal At Orange Show.”   Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy of Seal Beach had rescued and adopted a deserted … Continue reading

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March 28th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1914, the Guy M. Rush Company ran the following ad announcing to the world that “Seal Beach Is Moving Along” in both the San Bernardino News and The Free Press. The city would incorporate officially as Seal Beach … 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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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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East Side, Before and After

Aerial Seal Beach – 1936 and 1947 We’re doing things a little different in today’s aerial photos.  Instead of presenting just one aerial photo,  we’d like to highlight the contrast between two similar shots taken eleven years apart. May 23rd, … Continue reading

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In Olden Days A Glimpse Of Stocking Was Looked On As Something Shocking…

Anaheim Landing – 1920s click on the image for a larger view There’s not much to say about this image except that the more things change, the more they stay the same.  Put this group in modern swim fashions, and … Continue reading

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Somber Seal Beach

Aerial Seal Beach – 1920s click on the image for a larger view This photo is listed as being from the twenties, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it was actually taken in the early thirties.  Except for a few … Continue reading

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