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The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Spring 1981, Volume 27, Number 2

Back to the article: The Selling of a City: Oceanside, 1920-1930

Campers and visitors on Oceanside's Strand, c. 1920s.  
Campers and visitors on Oceanside’s Strand, c. 1920s.

First National Bank Building.  
The First National Bank Building in Oceanside.

Beautiful downtown Oceanside.  
Beautiful downtown Oceanside during the Roaring 20s.

Hill Street, Bank of Italy.  
Hill Street in downtown Oceanside during the late 1920s. Bank of Italy (right) was built in 1928 and cost $65,000.

Oceanside's second pier at the foot of Third Street.  
Oceanside’s second pier at the foot of Third Street, c. 1922.

Palomar Theatre.  
The Palomar Theatre, opened in 19244. The 650 seat theater had an upstairs ballroom and a $10,000 Morton organ.

Beach scene on The Strand.  
Beach scene on The Strand, c 1920s.

The Strand looking south .  
The Strand looking south from near the intersection of First and Pacific Streets, c. 1920s.

Beach scene on The Strand.  
Beach scene on The Strand, c 1920s. The pier in the background was Oceanside’s third, constructed in 1927 at a cost of $1000,000.

Martin Building.  
The Martin Building on the corner of Tremont Street and Mission Avenue, c. 1920s.

Oceanside railway depot.  
Oceanside railway depot.