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Title
Crowded beach at The Pike
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1920
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Started in 1902, The Pike ran until 1979.
Beach umbrellas and deck chairs cover the beach in front of The Pike as swimmers crowd the surf. On the left, the pier in front of the Municipal Auditorium extends into the ocean. Behind the auditorium is Loew's State Theatre. A roller coaster ride towers over The Pike's concession stands whose tops are visible behind the sea of beach umbrellas. Behind The Pike, commercial buildings cover every inch of real estate.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00077446
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
N-003-676.1 8x10; Long Beach-Beaches
CARL0000080303
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/111641
Subject
Municipal Auditorium (Long Beach, Calif.)
State Theatre (Long Beach, Calif.)
Beaches--California--Long Beach
Auditoriums--California--Long Beach
Motion picture theaters--California--Long Beach
Amusement parks--California--Long Beach
Amusement rides--California--Long Beach
Beachgoers--California--Long Beach
Piers--California--Long Beach
Leisure industry--California--Long Beach
Swimmers--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Pike, The (Long Beach, Calif. : Amusement park)

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