An unlabeled amateur photo album of travel and family life in Southern California before World War II, ca. 1940-1941. California.

An unlabeled amateur photo album of travel and family life in Southern California before World War II, ca. 1940-1941.

[Various places, 1940-1941]. Oblong album, textured cork paper over boards, album measures approx. 11-1/2 x 15 inches. 186 photos, the bulk approx. 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches, plus 10 mounted color linen postcards of California locations. Album hinges a little cracked. Generally in very good to fine condition. Item #10205

A nice slice of middle-class California life. Includes a few pictures dating from girlhood in the 1920s, this album chronicles travels to such destinations as Agua Caliente (with six photos of a lion tamer in action, a candid of African American children, and two group photos in front of a contemporary bomber), several shots of adults and children in costume, a visit to La Brea tar-pits, quite a few of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, an apparent trip into Mexico, a number of a group at what might be a vineyard and a smattering of beach shots, Christmas celebration and babies. A couple of prints and postcards detached and subsequently lost.

Price: $50.00

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