Monthly Archives: July 2013

Santa Cruz: 1879 “Surf” Editor Photo

This trippy photo of the Editor of the Santa Cruz Surf, a local newspaper in the 1800’s, came from the 1879 book “Santa Cruz County California”. Advertisements

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Santa Cruz: 1949 Casa Del Rey Hotel

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Santa Cruz: Wharf 1940’s

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Santa Cruz: 1955 Carniglia Brothers

Usually I start with the front of the postcard, then post the back. In this case I liked the back better, so it’s first. Courtesy of Santa Cruz Public Library Collection. Here’s the front:

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Disaster Diary: Earthquake and Interest Rates

This ad was in a late Oct. 1989 Santa Cruz Sentinel ad right after the big earthquake. Not only is the t-bill interest rate incredible but if you look at the bottom of the ad you’ll see the S.C. office … Continue reading

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What The Heck is It? ANSWER

We have a winner of the last post! Eli Triona gave both correct answers: Sequoia Sempervirens with an absence of chlorophyll at Henry Cowell State Park. (Aka Albino Redwoods.) Good job, Eli! See 2 more photos below that show location.

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What The Heck Is It?

Does anyone know what this is? If so, do you know where it is?

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What The Heck Is It? ANSWER

Rachel Williams, your guess was the closest. It was 1955. Congrats!  

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Santa Cruz: 1921 Santa Cruz Stage Co.

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