Welcome to the first History San Diego special presentation in the series. Join George Farrar as he focuses on the November 2, 1960 Presidential Campaign Rally and remarks by 1960 Democratic Presidential Candidate U.S. Senator John F Kennedy (from Massachusetts) in Downtown San Diego. George presents photographs of San Diego circa 1960 and of the […]
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Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 10th show of the series, I talk with you about Early 19th Century San Diego in the Northern American context- profiling the importance of The 1803 Louisiana Purchase & discuss the impact of The Earthquake of 1812 on Mission San Diego. Join me on Facebook Groups at […]
The 1st Annual History San Diego Summer Show : “The Pacific Milestone Story”, Join me as I talk about the origin, purpose, and the recent 21st century controversy involving – The Pacific Milestone , dedicated in San Diego in 1923. Learn about the nation’s early efforts in road and highway building in the early 20th […]
A Lively Ride on The Blue Line from 12th & Imperial to America Plaza -New Year’s Day, January 1, 2022
On January 1, 2022 , I rode the Blue Line trolley from the 12th and Imperial Transit Center to America Plaza. It was a lively and musical ride as the trolley passed thru Downtown San Diego so I had to film it for you to enjoy 🙂 It even had classic and contemporary music from […]
George Farrar presents the story of early to mid 20th Century Jacksonville through photographs and images of Jacksonville- which rises from the ashes of The Great Fire of 1901 with the help of master architect Henry J. Klutho. Join George as he profiles Klutho’s greatest works including Jacksonville’s current City Hall-the St James Building, shares […]
On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 1st of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. Be sure to check out Show 2 which focuses on the history of the theatre.
Enjoy Los Angeles (March 4-6) in One Minute.
On March 5, 2021, I filmed the interior of the Spanish Colonial Revival/Art Deco ticket lobby of The Historic Los Angeles Union Station. This film also includes photographs of the exterior of the station-built in 1939, and the Metro Hall murals and skylight. This was filmed on my March 4-6 vacation.
On March 6, 2021, I extensively filmed Los Angeles’s historic City Hall which was dedicated in 1928. This film and the photographs are from my March 4-6 vacation to Los Angeles. The film includes zoom ins on the top of the building and perspectives from all sides.
San Diego’s Broadway- A Film & Historical Retrospective of San Diego’s Busiest Thoroughfare – 1910-2021 – Presented by George Farrar The film encompasses the following: -Broadway street life on February 21, 2021 including cars, trucks, buses, a trolley, and pedestrians from Eighth Avenue to the Pier. – A musical look at the architecture of The […]