Friday, February 27, 2009

Cesar Chavez released from jail, 1970






Cesar Chavez walks out of the Monterey County Jail in Salinas with supporters on December 24, 1970. (Photo: Monterey County Herald)

Cesar Chavez speaks to the assembled crowd after his release from jail on December 24, 1970. (Photo: Monterey County Herald)





Dolores Huerta and Ethel Kennedy (center) at the Monterey County jail in Salinas for Kennedy's visit to UFW president Cesar Chavez, who was in jail for a strike he ordered against Bud Antle Inc. (Photo: Monterey County Herald, 12/7/70)

Farmworker protest, Feb. 10, 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)

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Lookback on the Crosby Pro-Am






Clint Eastwood photographed in 1971 for an ad campaign on Crosby weather.




Jack Nicklaus teeing in 1968 from the famous seventh hole at Pebble Beach.

Arnold Palmer moving rocks to improve his shot during the 1965 tournament.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Monterey's old rail line, 1971


This photo dated 1971, shows the old rail line overlooking the Monterey harbor where the current recreational trail is.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Operation Surfboard, March 21, 1955

 


Operation Surfboard consisted of 50 ships from the Amphibious Assault Force and participated in the amphibious assault landing of 5,000 troops of the Regimental Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at San Simeon Bay on March 21, 1955. The operation was completed about March 30, 1955.