Wednesday, February 19, 2014

San Jose State "Normal School" Aerial View (1909)

Following up on a recent post featuring a zoomable view of San Jose "Normal School," I'm posting a 1909 aerial view. Check out the snazzy airplane!

Friday, February 14, 2014

San Jose State "Normal School" Panorama

While researching elocutionism at San José State University, I spent some time reviewing old catalogs. One, from 1918-1919, included a pull-out panoramic photo of the old campus quad. The picture was marred with folds and yellowing paper, but I couldn't resist taking a few snaps with my phone. A little Photoshop and Prezi magic, and now I can share it with you!

Note: Click the arrows to advance through the panorama.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Mural

Quick visit to Santa Cruz yesterday, and I saw this lovely mural. Actually I've seen it for years; it was executed by Peter Bartczak back in '93. But I had a strong impression that I should photograph it this time. As always, you never know...