Through the years, the 76-square-mile island of Santa Catalina has hosted Native-American tribes, ecu sailors, American travelers, or even the Chicago Cubs. The island has survived either ecologically and culturally, resisting the temptation of changing into a Coney Island of la. during the paintings of its citizens besides chewing gum wealthy person William Wrigley Jr., Santa Catalina Island is as attractive at the present time because it was once while it used to be came upon in 1542.
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2032. Postmark: July 1911. ) CATALINA FLYER exhibiting THE FLYING FISH AT AVALON. (See Catalina correct, and move all of the means round the island. ) J. McAfee all started flying fish boats in 1911. (P/P: Joseph McAfee. Copyright: 1914. ) FLYING FISH ATTRACTED by way of SEARCHLIGHT. STEAMER BLANCHE W. CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Western Publishing and Novelty Co. , la. No. C44. ) FLYING FISH AT evening, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. textual content at the card reads, “In Catalina waters the well-known flying fish (12 inches to 22 inches lengthy) fly up to forty miles in line with hour for distances as nice as three hundred yards, purely to tug again into the water whilst their wings develop into dry. ” (P/P: Longshaw Card Co. , la. No. 541. ) FLYING FISH, SANTA CATALINA, CALIFORNIA. textual content in this card reads, “One of the unusual points of interest to the vacationer is the Flying Fish, which at yes sessions of the 12 months are a number of concerning the Island. in the course of the summer season months, nightly, a visit is made with a ship built with strong searchlights, which while performed upon the water allure those fish via the loads. ” (P/P: Western Publishing and Novelty Co. , la. No. C3. ) HALF-DAY’S capture OF TUNA, CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Catalina Novelty Co. , Catalina Island, CA. No. R55097. Postmark: August 1915. ) stuck WITH ROD AND REEL, 384 kilos, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 514. Undivided again. Postmark: September 1907. ) WORLD’S checklist BROADBILL SWORDFISH stuck AT CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA: WEIGHT 571 kilos. (P/P: C. T. Co. , Chicago. No. 10279. ) looking ahead to BREAKFAST. (P/P: Detroit Photographic Co. Copyright: 1904. No. 8571. Undivided again. Postmark: March 1906. ) the ocean GULLS AT AVALON, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND. (P/P: M. Rieder, la. No. 4587. Made in Germany. ) SEALS AT SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Catalina Novelty Co. , Avalon, CA. Made in Germany. Undated. ) FEEDING THE SEALS, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. (P/P: Unknown. Postmark: March 1914. ) “BEN” THE puppy OF THE ISLAND, AT LUNCH HOUR. (P/P: Benham Co. , la. No. 2830. ) SEAL ROCKS. (P/P: Detroit Photographic Co. Copyright: 1901. No. 5873. Undivided again. ) SEAL ROCKS, SANTA CATALINA, CALIFORNIA. (M. Rieder, la. No. 3822. Postmark: October 1907. ) “THE significant CAGE” chook PARK, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. The chook Park used to be opened in 1928. textual content in this card reads, “Free for all to take pleasure in is the Catalina poultry Park (costing $400,000) which has over 6,000 birds of six hundred forms, a lot of them conversing and appearing, The ‘Big Cage,’ that's eighty ft excessive and one hundred fifteen ft in diameter was once initially an previous dance pavilion, and comprises over a hundred sorts of birds. ” (P/P: Longshaw Card Co. , l. a.. No. 554. ) CATALINA ISLAND fowl PARK—VICTORIA topped PIGEONS. textual content at the card reads, “The Catalina Island chook Park is a 7. five acre chicken sanctuary the place specimens of fowl existence from world wide should be seen with no admittance cost. ” (P/P: C. T. American paintings coloured, Chicago. No. 3522–29. ) THE RHINOCEROS HORNBILL, THE chicken PARK AT SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA.