Friday, February 25, 2011

Wharf Widening, 1978

Work continues on Monterey's Wharf No. 2 widening project on August 17, 1978. Workers were required to wear protective mask and gloves after an arsenic compound used to treat the wood on the wharf caused the entire five-man crew of pile drivers to become ill. (Monterey County Herald)

Friday, February 18, 2011

Native Dance, 1969

Richard T. Johnson Jr., 10, in traditional Shawnee costume during a native Amercian dance demonstration on December 10, 1969. Johnson Jr., is the son of Sgt. 1.C. Richard T. Johnson who is staioned at Fort Ord. Johnson teaches his six children how to speak the native language and teaches them the various dances to keep the Shawnee culture alive. (Monterey County Herald archives)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Crosby Pro Am

George C. Scott at Pebble Beach during the 1975 Crosby Pro-Am.
Dean Martin walks the 17th hole at the Pebble Beach during the 1966 Crosby Pro Am.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Cannery Row, 1957

Paul Kuehn, center, works in the "butcher room" of of a unknown cannery, circa 1957, weighing 500 lbs. of fish in each scale load. In the canneries, gangs of butchers beheaded, cleaned, and cut the fish into pieces for canning. (Monterey County Herald archives)