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Buried Treasure, 1963
My folks bought a summer home in Scott's Valley in 1958. Every summer we would pile as many kids into our station wagon as possible and head to the beach/boardwalk. With 50 cents in our pocket...
Santa Cruz or Bust!, 1957
This is my mom Charlotte, my dad Dennis and their Bedlington Terrier Penny.
4th of July, 1950
I was born in Santa Cruz and all through my childhood I can remember going to the Boardwalk to watch the fireworks on the 4th of July. My Father, Mother, Grandmother and I would all go down early with a...
A Day at the Beach, 1954
My mother Connie Buchholtz (holding me) drove for Santa Cruz Metro. She passed away Jan. 17, 2007. The young girl next to her is my aunt, Merrie Groszmann, who worked many summers at the Boardwalk. The...
Remembering the Boardwalk, 1962
My first trip to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk was in 1962. I was 2 years old and was allowed my first ride on the Giant Dipper. It seems you could ride it at any age if you felt you were...
Mama and Merrie, 1952
My grandmother Helen Groszmann and aunt Merrie Groszmann spending a day on the beach between the wharf and casino.
Three Generations of Fun at the "BW"
My mom and dad were in high school when they started dating in the 1960's. They would hitch-hike from Santa Clara to Santa Cruz and play at the Boardwalk all day. When they had us kids...
A sunny blue sky shines over the beach's shore Amusement park screams are heard nearby as Giant Dipper riders take the plunge Napping and tanning, tourists and locals relax along the sandy-soft beach Surfers...
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