Vintage California tourist postcards from the ’30s and ’40s

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Vintage 1940s postcard - Greetings from California

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Greetings from California visitor postcard

Vintage Greetings from California tourist postcards from the 30s and 40s


Retro ’40s postcard: Greetings from San Francisco, California

Main scene of Fisherman’s Wharf

Vintage postcard - Greetings from San Francisco


“When the Golden Gate is golden”, San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Bridge at Sunset - San Francisco - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


San Francisco from the Pacific

Also showing the Golden Gate, G.G. Bridge, Business District, and San Francisco-Oakland.

Golden Gate Bridge by day - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Vintage 1940s postcard: Greetings from Oakland, California

Vintage 1940s  postcard Greetings from Oakland, California


Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the skyline of San Francisco, California

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Air view, overlooking the city of Oakland, California

Air view of Oakland California - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Yosemite Falls and the Merced River

Located in Yosemite National Park, California.

Yosemite Falls and Merced River - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Joshua Palms on the desert in southern California

Joshua Palms - Joshua Trees in the Southern California desert - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Crowds on the beach, Santa Cruz, California
Santa Cruz beach crowd - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Old-fashioned linen postcard from Los Angeles, California

Vintage Los Angeles greeting linen postcard from the 1940s


Planetarium, Griffith Park

Near Hollywood, California.

Planetarium at Griffith Park, near Hollywood - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Wilshire Boulevard, looking through Westlake Park

Located in Los Angeles, California. 

Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Beach front, from the Rainbow Pier

Located in Long Beach, California.

Long Beach beachfront - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Bathing in the surf at Long Beach, California

Long Beach with roller coaster - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


The famous Hotel Del Coronado

Located in Coronado, California.

Hotel Del Coronado - Coronado near San Diego - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Night scene, Hollywood Bowl

Located in Hollywood, California

Hollywood Bowl at night - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s


Vintage 1940s postcard – Greetings from California

State Capitol is Sacramento – State Flower:  the California Poppy

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Vintage 1940s postcard - Greetings from California


Oranges and snow in southern California

Oranges and snow in Southern California - Vintage postcard from 1930s-1940s

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