Monthly Archives: December 2016

December 21, 2016 – January 3, 2017

LIBERACE’S BROTHER GEORGE AT SANTA’S VILLAGE. May 9, 1959.  Not a genuine holiday photo but neither was Santa’s Village very genuine. That’s Hocus Pocus passing as Santa. Hocus was a local magician and showman with one million friends.                                                     photo … Continue reading

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December 14 – 20, 2016

PACIFIC AND COOPER STREETS. 7:50 am WINTER 1957. That’s of course the Cooper House on the right and Leask’s Department Store on the far left.  Also on the right had side as we’re looking at it….Santa Cruz County Bank, Montgomery … Continue reading

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December 7 – 13, 2016

SNOW ON PACIFIC AVENUE 1957. 7:46 am. A long time tradition of printing snow and Christmas scene photos this month. As you can almost see this is Church street and Pacific Avenue. It’s about in front of the Regal’s Cinema … Continue reading

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November 30 – December 6, 2016

SANTA CRUZ WHARF AND RAILROAD WHARF 1913. The railroad wharf shown here was gone by 1922. Wharves were a necessity back then for shipping and receiving goods and products by sea. It’s all part of our rich Santa Cruz History … Continue reading

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