Long Beach sand eroding under pressure of high tides, 1955.
Supplementary material reads: "Gershon. City desk. Illus. Seal Beach. No 1-2 -- Left to right: Mrs. Lydia McDowell, 111 1/2 Tenth Street, and Mrs. Winnie Garvin, 124 Eighth Street, Seal Beach, are shown wading in sand eroding under pressure of high tides. 3: David Pfeiffer, 3, plays with boat in sea water which reached within 15 feet of his home at 1009 Seal Way. This was area washed out last year. 4: Mrs. Peter Smith, 1300 Seal Way, points to waves for her son Terry, 2 1/2. High tides washed away part of beach but fortunately due to lack of heavy ground swells and winds no damage was reported".