Browse Collections (25 total)

Evolution of Long Beach's Beaches

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A collection of photos depicting and expanding upon the evolution of Long Beach's surf culture and surf life

Surf Culture A Mix

60s Surfing

Pictures of surf culture along with surfers and beyond from the 1960s and beyond.

Surf Related Accidents

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Surfing can be called an extreme sport, I call it a deadly sport. Here is a collection of surf related accidents from deadly shark attacks to survival…

Black Lives Matter

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California surf communities displaying solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Surf Culture in the 1960s

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A collection of ads and magazine covers that depict the ideal surfer in the 1960s

Contributors: Manuel Ramos

Shark Related Movies

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Picture of movies that came out that have sharks as the main theme. Whether the sharks be friendly or dangerous.

George Tejada's Surf life

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A collection of pictures and an interview that describe George Tejada's life in surf culture and what it means to be a surfer.

Beach Car Advertisements

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A collection of vintage magazine advertisements, depicting beach life and surf culture to promote new cars.

Contributors: HIST 305

A Visual History of the UFC

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A visual representation of the history of the UFC

Contributors: Kevin Nguyen

Beach Segregation

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The Civil Rights movement was a protest against discrimination towards blacks. Segregation was constructed to keep separation between races and was…

Contributors: N/A

Surf Related Advertisement

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A collection of sexist ads from the 60s and 70s

Surf in Pop Culture

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Surfing and surf culture is often the theme within many popular culture films, shows, music, magazines, and more.

Surf Photos

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Photographs and drawings dealing with surfing.

Original Surfers

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Historical Photos and Videos. Biographical and cultural data available.

Contributors: Jake Looney, Totianna Steptoe, and Arwen Robertson

Surf Music

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A quick view into the 1960s and the surf music that was played across California beaches. The Beach Boys, Dick Dale, The Chantays and more! Come and…

Contributors: Cervantes, Walter
Esquivel, Tiffany

Blogs

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Blogs for surfers; features such as creating an account, being able to upload personal videos/photos, general discussion about surf related items.

Skateboards

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A visual history of the skateboard

Romantic Views of Surfing

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Postcards that feature beach scenes or surfing