Monthly Archives: October 2016

October 24 – 30, 2016

MAIN STREET (now Pacific Avenue) and the intersection of Mission and Willow Streets. Circa 1880. Pacific Avenue now goes right up north through those buildings behind the trolley car. Nowadays on the left side we have Bank of The West, … Continue reading

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October 17 – 23, 2016

PRO VIET NAM VIGIL SANTA CRUZ POST OFFICE November 27, 1965. Note the poster messages, “Quarantine those Pacifists!!! They all got yellow fever!!” and others state an appeal for Peace in Viet Nam. The tee-shirted gut on the left is … Continue reading

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October 10 – 16, 2016

TWO WAY TRAFFIC ON PACIFIC IN 1953. It really should be made a closed Mall, but here’s what it used to look like. Remember too, it had out of town corporations like Bank Of America, Woolworth’s, Montgomery Ward, J.C. Penneys, … Continue reading

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October 4 – 10, 2016

                                                  Santa Cruz Admission Day, looking North at 11:27 am 1888. A very different Pacific Avenue back then. If you look closely you’ll see the future Town Clock atop the O.D.D. Fellows Building on the right. This is between Church … Continue reading

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