Vintage family photo from 1924 – a sentimental journey


This vintage photograph is from 1924, and was given to me by my father this past year.  He gave me a large manilla envelope of several Vintage Photographs from the early days of growing up in Los Angeles, California.  Most of the photographs are from pre – 1952. I thanked him for the generous gift and cherish the photographs.

In the middle is my Uncle Mel Zager, as a small boy. To the left is my paternal Grandmother, Gertrude Zager and to the right is my Great Grandmother Simonoff.

The location is Santa Monica Beach in California, my Grandmother is 24 years old in this picture. I love the bathing caps and look on her face, so innocent.  To know your ancestry is to know your world and where you came from.

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Lori is a recognized Protocol and Etiquette expert who received her training in 1997 from The Protocol School of Washington. Lori is certified and trained in International and Corporate Protocol and Etiquette instruction. Lori began her career with the Disneyland Resort in 1975 and has over 40 years of service with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. In 2001, Lori Dominguez received the Orange County Tourism Council's Service Excellence award in the area of accommodations (Hotels). Lori continues teaching workshops on Protocol & Etiquette to local schools in Southern California including Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach and Cal Poly Pomona and Chapman University. She enjoys Fashion, blogging, being a dog mom, loves social media and travel. Her family includes two grown sons; a husband who is a high school biology teach; and one very spoiled Bernese Mountain Dog.
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One Response to Vintage family photo from 1924 – a sentimental journey

  1. Vintage Living Magazine says:

    What a wonderful gift and opportunity to peer into the past. 🙂

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