Photograph as originally submitted to this page
in the Historical Marker Database www.HMdb.org
. Click on photo to resize in browser. Scroll down to see metadata.
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: September 6, 2019
Caption: Paving the Way Marker
Additional Description: Captions: In 1917 AAA launched its first magazine, The California Motorist.
Its debut issue not only advised drivers on car care and travel topics, but as a sign of the time, featured a woman in the driver's seat.;(bottom center) Redwood State Highway 101 under construction. Auto campsites and resorts catering to traveling motorists began to appear along the highway.; (bottom right) Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert hitchhiking in the 1934 film, It Happened One Night.
(GREAT MOVIE!, ed.); (far right) Early Richardson Grove promotional information (click of the image to enlarge the photo).
Submitted: September 19, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p494053
File Size: 3.248 Megabytes
To see the metadata that may be embedded in this photo, sign in and then return to this page.