Tag Archives: Joy Zone

February 6th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1937, the Seal Beach city council considered a number of matters in a long session, according to the Santa Ana Register. The first item considered was a petition with one hundred sixty-eight signers declaring an oil refinery … Continue reading

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Professor Cairo is Coming

The Joy Zone – Early 1916 click on the image for a larger view It’s late 1915 0r early 1916 in a new city named Seal Beach,  and workers are busy constructing a new amusement strip along the beach to … Continue reading

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Look Down on Seal Beach

Aerial Seal Beach – 12/05/1921 click on the image for a larger view It’s less than three weeks from Christmas in 1921, and here’s a Santa Claus and reindeer view of what Seal Beach looked like 89 years ago. Be … Continue reading

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A Cafe, Two Pavilions and A Seal Who Wasn’t There

Fridays on The Pier – 1915 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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Chocolates, Ciggies & Cheroots

Image of The Week Seal Beach Joy Zone – August 3rd, 1916 Click on the image for a larger view This intriguing little photograph shows a rare close view of the The Joy Zone with a man standing in front … Continue reading

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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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