Zapp's Park, Fresno, CA 1912 - formerly located at the SW corner of Olive Ave. & Blackstone Ave.
Kids get set for Shetland pony rides at Zapps Park, Fresno c. 1912. (Original article has a gallery of larger size photos.)
May pole at the April Carnival of Children's Literature, West Park Elementary School.
1948 Farmers Market with the windmill on top.
Natatorium Rainbow Ballroom Before Fresno, CA
The Hanging of Dr. Vincent - Fresno's only legal hanging On October 27, 1893, 4,000 Fresnans were at the County Courthouse Park for an afternoon of picnicking and the public hanging of Dr. Frank Vincent. Dr. Vincent was found guilty of the murder of his wife. The site of the hanging is now a bus stop in front of the Fresno County Courthouse. Read the whole story: http://historical.fresnobeehive.com/2012/05/the-hanging-of-dr-vincent/
Demolishing Fresno Courthouse in the early 1960's. This was against the wishes of the citizens, and was the subject of protest at the time.
California in the Early 1800s | Migrant housing in Fresno, California. (latinamericanstudies.org)
A popular ride was the ferris wheel, very small by todays standards. Zapp's Park, Fresno. 1912. (Original article has a gallery of larger size photos.)
Waterfowl at Roeding Park, a sight many remember from Fresno Growing Up. https://www.amazon.com/Fresno-Growing-Up-Comes-1945-1985/dp/1610352505/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
Case Study: The #Fresno #Grizzlies #Baseball Club The #FresnoGrizzlies hired Holly Carter to direct an effort to leverage her personal relationships with the Mayor and her staff along with the members of the #FresnoCity Council. Because of the controversial history of the stadium it was critical to effectively neutralize expected opposition to any lease change as well as mobilize fans and supporters to provide strong public and political support for the approval of the new lease.
In the summer of ’62, Doug Price (Marcella’s 15-year-old nephew) ventured to Fresno
Scandinavian Elementary School Fresno California:
Shrouded by towering shade trees, in this circa 1930s photograph, Cressman's general store, provided not only supplies but relief for travelers on old Tollhouse Road.
Playland Fresno, CA
Located at an elevation of 4,819 feet at the town of Big Creek, California, being the first power house on the Big Creek Project to be placed in commercial operation. Has provided electricity to Southern California since November 1913. Generators powered by water flowing down from Huntington Lake. Big Creek, Calif.