Way Back When: Dogs on Streetcars, Again!
(Image: Santa Barbara Morning Press, August 23, 1919)
By Betsy J. Green
This cartoon from the local paper in August 1919 shows some kids wanting to bring their dog on the streetcar. A similar incident occurred here five years ago with a dog named “Speedy.” I wrote about that in the October chapter of “Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1914.”