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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. This is … 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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Tourist Visit

Images of The Week Sea Lion on The Beach – 1950s This week’s image comes to us care of a past Seal Beach resident, Bob Robertson. The photo was taken by Bob’s father, Bill Robertson, owner of the Seal Beach … Continue reading

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Seal Beach Shells in a Handbasket

I collected these back in the days when there were more shells on the beach, circa 1970 – 1980. After that, they seemed to have disappeared. Has anyone from Seal Beach seen these shells recently? – Libby Appelgate .

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1916 Seal Beach City Letterhead

Image of The Week Click on the image for a larger view This colorful letterhead was used for official city correspondence in the early years of Seal Beach.  The fanciful view of the beach and pier was more a product … Continue reading

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