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By Stephen J. Faessel

After the advancements that the area warfare II period delivered to the small agricultural group of Anaheim, the main transformation arrived in 1955. Anaheim replaced ceaselessly from a sleepy and proud little city into the guts for leisure and tourism in Southern California with the arriving of Disneyland. different nationwide and neighborhood companies and franchises arrived in and round this Orange County anchor city--including the California Angels baseball membership, the Anaheim conference middle, and such aerospace giants as Boeing and Rockwell International--and Anaheim grew exponentially.

This selection of greater than 2 hundred classic and modern pictures depict the result of Anaheim's far-sighted elected and enterprise leaders, who nurtured the town from its agrarian roots and made it into one of many nation's quickest turning out to be towns within the Nineteen Sixties.

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This key elevation plan was used during CCC restorations around 1937. The drawings give a clear definition of the mission’s architecture on paper and are held at the Library of Congress. They helped bring the right artisans and builders to complete the project. 56 Four Utopian Time and P lace Mission La P urísima Concepción This c. 1928 glass-plate image shows the Mission La Purísima Concepción de la Santísima Virgen María (Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary) and ruins that were overgrown after a century of neglect.

Behind Mission San Buenaventura are the grounds of the quadrangle, pictured here around 1930. Later, the mission’s courtyard was fully restored to its former beauty and surrounded by lush gardens. The Island Chumash used many mineral substances to create the brilliant colors seen in their art. Several native finds included cinnabar, diatomaceous earth, burned graphite, charcoal, and natural asphalt tars. ) 30 This old wooden chair, reportedly used by Father Serra, is revered as an early relic at Mission San Buenaventura.

After thousands of years in California, the Chumash were quick to learn the advantages of modernity, construction, industry, and agriculture, supporting the early mission cause. ” Diversified cultures of indigenous Channel Chumash, Baja Californios, Franciscan padres, and Americans lived simultaneously at the mission with its active presidio and harbor. Planned by the Spanish Crown and aided by the Pious Fund, the four Channel Missions included Missions San Buenaventura, Santa Bárbara, La Purísima Concepción, and Santa Inés.

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