Christmas on a Southern California beach - c. Early 1930s

Christmas on a Southern California beach - c. Early 1930s

huntingtonlibrary:

Going on public view THIS SATURDAY for the first time ever is an autographed manuscript of Jack London’s The Sea Wolf. Now get this: Out of concern about the risk of fire on their Sonoma Valley ranch, London and his wife, Charmian, put this manuscript in a “flameproof” bank vault in San Francisco. That vault—and this manuscript—burned in the devastating fire that erupted in the wake of the 1906 earthquake. We got the charred manuscript—along with some other pretty great London items—from his widow back in the 1920s, and our curators have never removed this delicate charred work from its metal box. And now it’s going on view in our newly reimagined, redesigned, and reinstalled Library Exhibition Hall, opening this Saturday (Nov. 9). COME CHECK IT OUT.

huntingtonlibrary:

Going on public view THIS SATURDAY for the first time ever is an autographed manuscript of Jack London’s The Sea Wolf. Now get this: Out of concern about the risk of fire on their Sonoma Valley ranch, London and his wife, Charmian, put this manuscript in a “flameproof” bank vault in San Francisco. That vault—and this manuscript—burned in the devastating fire that erupted in the wake of the 1906 earthquake. We got the charred manuscript—along with some other pretty great London items—from his widow back in the 1920s, and our curators have never removed this delicate charred work from its metal box. And now it’s going on view in our newly reimagined, redesigned, and reinstalled Library Exhibition Hall, opening this Saturday (Nov. 9). COME CHECK IT OUT.

vintagegal:

Disneyland c. 1962 

vintagegal:

Disneyland c. 1962 

Uniformed waitresses pose for the camera in Los Angeles, CA - c. Late 1920s

A shopper during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles needs help getting on the streetcar with all her purchases - c. 1933

May Day celebrations in Los Angeles, California  - 1927 

Happy May Day, everyone!  xoxo


Husband goes above and beyond the call of duty for wife during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles, CA - September, 1933

Husband goes above and beyond the call of duty for wife during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles, CA - September, 1933


Movie fans wait in the rain to see the stars arrive for The Academy Awards at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California - 1953

Movie fans wait in the rain to see the stars arrive for The Academy Awards at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California - 1953

whataboutbobbed:


two girls dressed in rose costumes standing beside float at the 1926 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California - New Year’s Day

whataboutbobbed:

two girls dressed in rose costumes standing beside float at the 1926 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California - New Year’s Day



Christmas on a Southern California beach - c. Early 1930s

Christmas on a Southern California beach - c. Early 1930s

Christmas parade at Disneyland - c. 1959

Christmas parade at Disneyland - c. 1959


Shoppers in Downtown Los Angeles wait for early morning opening of The Broadway Department Store during Dollar Days - c. 1953
Holiday nightmare……….

Shoppers in Downtown Los Angeles wait for early morning opening of The Broadway Department Store during Dollar Days - c. 1953

Holiday nightmare……….

A shopper during Downtown Dollar Days in Los Angeles needs help getting on the streetcar with all her purchases - c. 1933

What I *didn’t* do today…………


Dog dressed as Santa Claus with puppies sleeping beneath their stockings - Los Angeles, CA  (1930)

Dog dressed as Santa Claus with puppies sleeping beneath their stockings - Los Angeles, CA  (1930)


Young woman decorating a giant snowman in Southern California - Christmas 1929

Young woman decorating a giant snowman in Southern California - Christmas 1929