Monterey history photo collection

California Views:
The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


Beach CV # 78-12-006
Photo Accession CV # 78-012-0006

Southern California Photo Collection


Sunday at Venice Beach, California
Rosemary Theatre (Ocean Park Pier)
people are lounging under umbrellas
beach goers playing in the surf
Los Angeles County.
Sliver print 6"x10"
Circa 1912


Holding: Over 1,000 photos of Southern California, San Diego, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara, Santa Catalina Island


We have over 34,533 historical California images listed in our database and can provide a computer generated list
by subject, place, date, photographer and format or any combination of the above for a small fee.

Early Southern California Photographers
Please click to see over 70 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 700 photos, Prints are available in Sepia from 11x14 to 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and onetime editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries

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This page was last updated on October 1, 2014
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California Views Photo Archives
469 Pacific Street
Monterey, California 93940-2702
Phone (831) 373-3811
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