Would you send your loved one a “Valentine’s Day Brick”? In 1930, the Dick Whittington Studio photographed this ice cream novelty for the Green Lantern Soda Fountain.
This is one of more than 30,000 photos from our “Dick” Whittington Collection that we’ve recently digitized with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More information on that project: http://bit.ly/nehwhittington

Would you send your loved one a “Valentine’s Day Brick”? In 1930, the Dick Whittington Studio photographed this ice cream novelty for the Green Lantern Soda Fountain.

This is one of more than 30,000 photos from our “Dick” Whittington Collection that we’ve recently digitized with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. More information on that project: http://bit.ly/nehwhittington

Fishing boat decorated with flowers and hearts at the 1951 Fisherman’s Fiesta in San Pedro

Fishing boat decorated with flowers and hearts at the 1951 Fisherman’s Fiesta in San Pedro

Valentine’s Day, 1958: Dougy Eudy offers a gift to Cathy Holthum at a pre-school party in South San Gabriel.

Valentine’s Day, 1958: Dougy Eudy offers a gift to Cathy Holthum at a pre-school party in South San Gabriel.

February 13, 1958: Wayne Douglas and his dog Yogi buy a Valentine’s Day gift for their mother.

February 13, 1958: Wayne Douglas and his dog Yogi buy a Valentine’s Day gift for their mother.