Vernon Taylor Collection.
DATES OF MATERIAL:
109 negatives: film; 2¼ x 2¼ in.
LOCAL CONTROL NUMBERS:
San Diego History Center
Booth Historical Photograph Archives
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Gift of John Fry (Pacific Beach Historical Society), 1984?
Open for research.
For permission to reproduce or publish, contact the curator of the Booth Historical Photograph Archives of the San Diego Historical Society. Reproduction or publication of any part of this collection must include the following information next to the image(s) or in a special section of credits: Vernon Taylor Collection, San Diego History Center, Booth Historical Photograph Archives.
Arranged by local control number. Modern photographic prints from original negatives are available in the San Diego Historical Society Photograph Reference Book Collection. Forms part of the San Diego Historical Society Negative Collection.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE:
This collection consists of nitrate and safety film negatives from realtor Vernon Taylor depicting commercial and residential buildings in the San Diego community of Pacific Beach in the early 1950s. It includes the Taylor Company, theaters, banks, churches, drugstores, drive-in restaurants and coffee shops, food markets, a bowling alley, clothing stores, motels, gas stations, and other business enterprises. Other photographs show Brown Military Academy, schools, a public library, mortuary, apartment buildings, houses, automobiles, and pedestrians.
Business enterprises — California — San Diego.
Buildings — California — San Diego.
Houses — California — San Diego.
Pacific Beach (San Diego, Calif.) — Photographs.
|84:15271/0-51||Subjects include the Taylor Company, Roxy Theater, Security Trust and Savings Bank, Seventh Church of Christian Science, Pacific Beach Church of God, Pacific Beach Presbyterian Church, St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Oscar’s Drive-In Coffee Shop, Pacific Beach Medical Arts Building, Pacific Beach Lumber Company, Pacific Beach Veterinary Clinic, Victory Lanes Bowling Alley, North Shore Self Service Laundry, Roy’s [food market], John’s Drugstore, Muehling’s Department Store, Cornet 5-10-25 Cent Store, Big Ace Market, Surf and Sand Motel, Russell’s Food Market, Brown Military Academy, Sampson’s [clothing] Store for Men and Boys, A & A Hardware, Safeway, U.S. Navy housing project, and various residences.|
|84:15271/52-107||Subjects include the Sandpiper Motel, Pacific Shores Motel, Crown Point School, Pacific Beach Junior High School, public library, Mission Bay Market and gas station, Mission Bay Motel, Food Basket, Stone’s Furniture, J.C. Penney Company, Evelyn Wigton’s Apparel and The Highlander Store for Men, Moran’s Men’s Wear, Western Shores Motel, Fox and Hounds Motel, Neptune Food Grotto, Cass Café, Pacific Beach Mortuary, apartments on Cory Way, and various residences.|