Archive by category photography

George’s Hollywood Part 1 Hollywood Blvd, The Chinese, Pantages & Cinerama Theatres, Capitol Records

Join me for Part 1 of “George’s Hollywood” within the “LA 23!” series, as I photograph and film along Hollywood Blvd, Highland Avenue, Vine Street, Ivar Avenue, and Sunset Blvd. Landmarks in Part 1 include The Chinese, Pantages & Cinerama Theatres, The Capitol Records Building and even more. Parts 2 will include a focus on […]

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San Diego History- President John F. Kennedy Visits San Diego on June 6, 1963

Welcome to another History San Diego special presentation in the series. George Farrar presents a musical retrospective with photographs and media coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s June 6, 1963 epic visit to San Diego, including the motorcade, Commencement Address at San Diego State College (now SDSU), his visits to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot […]

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San Diego History- John F Kennedy Presidential Campaign Rally in San Diego- November 2, 1960

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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Experiencing San Diego’s History at Old Mission Dam in Mission Trails Regional Park

Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 13th show of the series, join George at Mission Trails Regional Park to enjoy photos and film of old Mission Dam and learn more about the importance of the water project to the development of early San Diego. We’re on Facebook Groups at History San Diego! and […]

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The Pacific Milestone Story- San Diego Connects Up with America’s New Highways in the 20th Century

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 […]

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Experiencing Historic San Diego-Enjoying The Architectural and Botanical Elegance of Balboa Park

Join George Farrar as he presents the Season 1 Finale of The History San Diego Show on YouTube while walking thru Balboa Park on the morning of Saturday, May 14, 2022. Stay Tuned This Summer for “The Summer Show” – a documentary entitled “The Pacific Milestone Story” and This Fall for the Season 2 Premiere […]

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Los Angeles’s Wiltern Theatre: A History

On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 2nd of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. In this show I merge historic images of the theatre as well as details about the beginnings and survival […]

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The Historic Los Angeles Union Station

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.

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