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Title
Midway Point, near Monterey, Calif
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Postcard published by Detroit Publishing Co.
The beautiful city of Monterey is located on Monterey Bay along the Pacific coast in central California. It was established in 1770 by Father Junipero Serra and Gaspar de Portola, and served as the capital of Alta California from 1777 to 1849 under Spain and later Mexico; California statehood began in 1849. Once famous for the abundant fishery in Monterey Bay, that changed in the 1950s when local fishery businesses collapsed due to over-fishing. Some notable residents have included: (painters) Arthur Frank Mathews, Xavier Martinez, Rowena Meeks Abdy, Percy Gray; and (authors) John Steinbeck, Robert A. Heinlein, Henry Miller, and Robert Louis Stevenson, among others. As of 2005, the city population was 30,641.
Color postcard of majestic cypress trees, as well as the beautiful but rocky Pacific coastline that runs along Monterey. Description on the lower portion of the postcard reads: "Midway Point, near Monterey, Calif."
Type
image
Format
Postcards
Identifier
00075165
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Monterey.
CARL0000078515
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115550
Subject
Photography of trees
Trees--California--Monterey
Coasts--California
Postcards
Monterey (Calif.)
Detroit Publishing Co

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