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Kiddies' Night at Clifton's "Pacific Seas"
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1945
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.
Clifford Clinton, founder of the Clifton's chain, opened L.A.'s first cafeteria, The Cafeteria of the Golden Rule, at 618 S. Olive Street. In 1939, the cafeteria was transformed into the Pacific Seas and redecorated in the Polynesian motif with floral wallpaper, fake flowers and palm trees, baskets, and the Rain Hut. The restaurant closed in 1960 and was later razed.
Director Fred McConnell (upper right) poses with BoBo the Clown (background) and children who are enjoying a night at Clifton's "Pacific Seas" Cafeteria.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic prints
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b12_f2_i9_N; GPC_b12_f2_i9
Clinton's Restaurants Inc. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cafeterias--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Children's parties--California--Los Angeles
Clowns--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles

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