Articles From : bjgreen
We didn’t have the app-based taxi company called Uber back in Santa Barbara in 1915, but we did have a similar alternative transport system called the jitney.
Over 100 years ago a famous landscape painter settled in Santa Barbara.
The big news on the restaurant scene here in January 1916 was the world premiere of the newly invented “Abadie Cuisine Roulante.”
In January of 1919, Santa Barbara County selected women for their grand jury for the first time in history.
An actual Great Dane named Hamlet enamored locals 100 years ago.
In December 1919, a shootout with a fugitive took place at the Santa Barbara Police Office.
WAY BACK WHEN: SANTA BARBARA IN 1919
BETSY J. GREEN
Wednesday, November 20th at 7:00 pm
Location: Chaucer's Books
Chaucer's is looking forward to spend a very entertaining evening with Betsy J. Green, author of the popular Way Back When series that chronicles life in Santa Barbara looking back one hundred years. Santa Barbara in 1919 is book number six in this fascinating series.