Sunday, October 31, 2010

Beachin'

Contestants for queen of Newport Beach Tournament of Lights, California, 1947 - Among 50 girls who will compete Sunday in contest to choose queen of Newport Beach Tournament of Lights are standing, left to right, Pat Sayre, Anita Coane and Joyce Purcell. Dorothy Babcock is seated. Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsors event. (Los Angeles Times Photo - UCLA Archives)

Ed Holovchik [aka Ed Fury], bodybuilder and Mr. Los Angeles contestant with model Jackie Coey, 1953 - (Los Angeles Daily News Photo - UCLA Archives)

Eight girls laying in the sand while tanning with jetty in the background at Cabrillo Beach, California, 1947 - (Los Angeles Times Photo - UCLA Archives)

Women's world surfing champion Joyce Hoffman standing with longboard in San Juan Capistrano, California, 1964 - (Los Angeles Times Photo - UCLA Archives)

2 comments:

Major Pepperidge said...

Pretty girls on the beach, what could be better?!

Anonymous said...

That hotel looks familar, but can't place the building.

Santa Monica?

JG