The Year of 1937 (I was 10 yrs old)

What was happening in the World:

What was happening in the USA:

What was happening in California:

What was happening in sports:

What was happening at the movies:

Memorable Songs were:

What was happening in my life:

What was happening in 1938 ----->

Details about our house and early radio
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Levine's old grocery store in Oakland, CA. Highway 101 in Santa Barbara The historic Moreton Bay Fig along Highway 101. Gaviota tunnel on Highway 101 in California. Picture of my family in 1937. Bill and our Hudson at Venetian Square. 1614 15th Street in Oakland, CA.

The meandering Highway 101 through Santa Barbara
We left Oakland at midnight so that we could hit this cooler area by the afternoon.

6 of the dirty 7 at Long Beach in 1937
Pat (top right) was now living in San Diego but she had not yet married Bob Cullen.

The Just Finished Tunnel at Gaviota Pass on Highway 101

Bill and our Hudson at Venetian Square
He was 17 and a sophomore at Roosevelt High in Oakland.

Our place at 1614 15th Street in Oakland
Our landlord, Mr. Jardin lived next door.

Levine’s Grocery Store on Foothill Blvd. in Oakland
Betty, Rich, and I used to buy candy here on our way back to Garfield after lunch.

The Historic Moreton Bay Fig Tree along Highway 101 in Santa Barbara
In 1937, it was already 60 years old with a spread of 175’. It always served as a landmark on our drives to Long Beach.

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Photo of Anstey's Cove

Anstey's Cove in 1937
Holiday to Torquay.

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HMS Furious

H.M.S. Furious at Navy Week
Plymouth, 1937

Bristolian train

The Bristolian - Earle of the Powis Number 5056
Bristol to London, 1938


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