Thursday, November 29, 2012

Images of Christmas past - Pacific Palisades

Palisades Historical Image Collection

The Santa Monica Public Library is proud to host this historical image collection since 2010. Approximately 3,000 images are available to view online illustrating the history of Pacific Palisades through unique photographs, postcards and other visual records encompassing 1885-1980.

To highlight the collection this month, we are showcasing some holidays images from the collection.

Basil McKinely as Santa Claus dressed for a Christmas play in Santa Monica Canyon, California, 1916

Christmas Play at Pacific Palisades Elementary School, 1938

Christmas decorations at night in the Pacific Palisades, 1960