Video Details      

Martinez, California Scenes

Scenes shot in Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, on San Pablo Bay, apparently in the late 1920s. Images include: pans over the waterfront; workers at the Bay Specialty Company; the erection of the American Plywood factory; white-collar men exiting a meeting, greeting the camera and tipping their hats; workers at the Martinez Steam Laundry posing; flappers outside another business; entrance to Alhambra Union High School and students leaving; high-school girls in typing class; Martinez Elementary School students passing by the camera; and children involved in a Charlie Chaplin dressalike contest.                                              

Video Information
Year: 1927
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Martinez;Occupations: Laundry;Children;
Duration: 00:14:32
Color: No
Sound: No
Amount of Motion: n/a
Language: English
Sponsor: Unknown
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2001
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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