Record beach crowd at Santa Monica and Long Beach, 1957
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1957-07-04. Reporter: Emery-Phister etc rw weather. Assignment: Biggest Beach crowds 300,000 at Long Beach. 80/81: Beach at Pacific Ave, Long Beach, roller coaster in background. 16-17,40-41,32-33,53,94-95: Crowded beach, umbrellas, balls, splashing in light surf foot of Linden Ave, Long Beach."Additional caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1957-07-04. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Record Beach crowd - Santa Monica. #7-8-9-10-79-80: Part of throng of 200,000 people on Santa Monica beach, (looking south toward Ocean Park Pier.) Maximum air temperature here was 85. All-time record crowd of 530,000 thronged beaches from Playa del Rey to Zuma."