Seal Beach erosion, 1953
Caption slip reads: "For Monday or Tuesday? Photographer: Emery. Date: 1953-02-20. Assignment: Seal Beach erosion. 80-81: Seal Beach Mayor Frank Shufelt hiking along ridge of his diked city's sand seawall, which was bulldozed along waterfront to save beach homes from surf. Shufelt's letter to Washington officials ask sand replenishment and a Seal Beach breakwater offshore."