This utterly charming image of Easter 1914 in Laguna Beach comes from Tom Pulley's postcard collection, which is available in digital form at the Orange County Archives. The lad has two bunnies in front of him, and I assume that's a third one he's making "hop around."
There will be a joint book signing with authors Juanita Louvret (Tustin As It Once Was), Ellen Bell (Images of America: Irvine), and Guy Ball (Images of America: Tustin) at Barnes & Noble, 13712 Jamboree Rd., in Irvine, on Sat., April 14, 2pm to 4pm. (If that sort of thing interests you, an even larger gathering of local history authors will be talking about, selling and signing their books next week Thursday at the Orange County Historical Society. I'll post more about that event soon.)
I'm trying to help someone identify this chair (shown above), which was found amid a collection of furniture owned by early Orange Countians. I wonder if anyone out there might recognize the crest that appears on the chair's back. It looks like this...
Please leave a comment or send me an email if you have a lead or a guess.
As of April 1st, the 1940 U.S. Census is now available to researchers. This is great news for genealogists and historians! Read more about it in U.S. News & World Report.