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Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium – 1948

This Post Card celebrating the opening of the the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium was sent from Santa Cruz to Worcester Massachusetts 68 years ago.Ma Green was surprised to see the weather doing fine and the trees all in bud during November. Its fun to recognize these Santa Cruz weather oddities that we see regularly and […]

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1935 Santa Cruz Map

Colorful 1935 Santa Cruz Map

This beautiful Santa Cruz map from 1935 was a found at the recent Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Library Book Sale. The map was tucked away inside a non-descript looking Soil Survey. This certainly made my day at the book sale! Soil Survey The Santa Cruz Area California By R. EARL STORIE, in Charge, […]

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1950s Home Life

Operator, Give Me GArden 3-3701

Vintage Business Card E. W. TURNER PAINTING CONTRACTOR PRICES RIGHT – TRY ME Check out this 1950s vintage business card. I particularly love the old Santa Cruz phone number GArden 3-3701. Since those two bold letters were just easier-to-understand placeholders for numbers (G=4 and A=2 on your phone keypad) that number today would be (831) […]

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Redwood Grove

Redwood Grove – Fine Place Here

This Post Card was sent from the Big Trees Redwood Grove via Santa Cruz to Natick Massachusetts 110 years ago this month. SANTA CRUZ, CAL. APR 3 12:30 PM 1906 And it only took 4 days to arrive! NATICK APR 7 2-PM 19 06 MASS BRITTON & REY, LITHOGRAPHERS, SAN FRANCISCO 687. General Fremont, Wife […]

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