Tag Archives: 1970s

The Barnyard Shopping Center, Carmel Valley, California

This image shows a couple of the unusual buildings used to house the shopping center known as The Barnyard at the mouth of the Carmel Valley in California.

McGrew Color Graphics, Kansas City, MO

The description states:


Consists of seven restaurants with outdoor dining, fifty shops and craft studios, a live theatre and a two hour photo finishing service. Located off Hwy. 1 between Carmel Valley Rd. and Rio Road. Enter from Carmel Rancho Blvd. Tel. (408)624-8886.

–The center was built in 1976 and is still there in this form, but the buildings have all been painted instead of being allowed to show their age as grey wood buildings. The theatre is gone as is the photo finishing service, and just about every business has been replaced with others.

This card was used and is dated 23 June 1979

Gulf Coast Fishing Boats and Harbor

This is an image of fishing boats at anchor at a wharf on the Gulf of Mexico coastline of the United States.

Mirro-Chrome by H. S. Crocker Co., Inc.

The description states:


The fishing industry occupies an important part in the economic life of the Coast. The combination of nets, bright colors and blue sky offer an endless variety of picturesque scenes.

–The location is not specified, but the message on the back of the card implies it is Mobile, Alabama.

This card was used and is dated 2 August 1971.

Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Hawaii

This image shows the Polynesian Cultural Center theme park and living museum located on the north shore of the island of Oahu in Hawaii.

Color Photograph by E. Wojciechowski

The description states:


This aerial photograph also shows a portion of the Church College of Hawaii’s campus and athletic fields.

–The facility was opened in 1973 and is operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). The Church College has been renamed Brigham Young University – Hawaii.

This card was used and is dated 11 September 1973.