Thursday, July 17, 2014

Great White Shark, 1959

Eight-year-old Scott Lemon mugs for the camera as he looks over a ten-foot, five-hundred-pound great white shark that was caught by his father, Jerry Lemon, on August 24, 1959, from their party boat "Sea Otter" off Lovers Point in Pacific Grove.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Farmworker Protest, 1966

Unemployed farm workers protesting a work program established by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors. About twenty farmworkers marched carrying signs from downtown Salinas to the welfare office on Natividad Road. (Photo: Monterey County Herald, February 10, 1966)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Samuel F.B. Morse, 1969

Samuel F.B. Morse pictured here in his Pebble Beach home in February 1969 working on his watercolor paintings. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was born on July 19, 1885 in Newtonville, Mass. He was the great nephew of the inventor and painter of the same name. Morse is credited with founding Del Monte Properties and building the Del Monte Lodge. He built the Pebble Beach Golf Links along with three other golf courses in Pebble Beach. Morse who a short time later, died after this photo was taken on May 10, 1969. (Photo: Monterey County Herald)