Category Archives: Videos

Santa Cruz: 1955 Newsreel

Miss California newsreel, Santa Cruz 1955. It’s clearly a different world. Advertisements

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Fun Stuff: Salmon Video

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Video: 1906 San Francisco, Just Before Earthquake

This film was shot shortly before the big earthquake and fire that destroyed much of San Francisco in 1906. My grandfather Harvey was there, age 9, with his father and grandmother. I have an audio tape of him talking in … Continue reading

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Easter Island Statues May Have Walked into Place

From the Guardian, a fascinating theory about how the Easter Island statues may have been positioned. http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/oct/25/easter-island-statues-walked-into-position

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1960’s Prime Time

This video is a delightful 12 minute trip down memory lane. Thanks, Elaine!

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Fascinating Backstory About My Last Post 1906 San Francisco Video

This video tells an amazing story about the video I posted earlier today, “A Trip Down Market Street 1906 San Francisco”. Some incredible detective work was done to determine that the original film was shot just days before the 1906 … Continue reading

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1906 S.F. A Trip Down Market Street

This film was shot shortly before the big earthquake and fire that destroyed much of San Francisco in 1906. My grandfather Harvey was there, age 9, with his father and grandmother. I have an audio tape of him talking in … Continue reading

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Family Trip To Santa Cruz – 1937 and 1938

Here is a link to a youtube video of a family trip to Santa Cruz in 1937 and 1938: Posted by SCC Pioneers, a local film archive group. They say: “A Mattos family trip to Santa Cruz along Highway 17 … Continue reading

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