Monterey history photo collection

California Views:
The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist

Main Street, Salinas photo, Copyright© 1996 California Views
Main Street, Salinas
Green Photo
Photo Accession CV # 88-015-0001
3x5 Real photo postcard
Circa 1929

We have over 748 photos of Salinas and the Salinas Valley in the photo collection.

Main Street - Historic Salinas Street, 1929

This view by Claude C. Green of Salinas Main Street at the Alisal intrtsets and was taken looking North on the 300 block of Main Street. Note Salinas Chamber of Commerce and Salinas Rodeo signs.
Polly Anna Bakery, Pep Creamery, Western Supply, Jeffery Hotel, Fox Theatre.

We also have photos of Spreckels, Paraiso Hot Springs, Gonzales, Soledad, Greenfield, King City and other Salinas Valley towns.
John Steinbeck was born in Salinas on February 27th of 1902.

Salinas after the 1906 Earthquake
California Agriculture Collection photo collection
Salinas Valley photo page
Salinas 1940+

Movies filmed in Monterey County

We have over 28,000 photos of Monterey County.
Please Click to see more Salinas Photos and over 200 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 2,400 Photos
Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries
This page was first created on May 11, 1996
This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
California Views Historical Photo Collection
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