By Stephen J. Faessel

After the advancements that the area warfare II period delivered to the small agricultural group of Anaheim, the foremost transformation arrived in 1955. Anaheim replaced without end from a sleepy and proud little city into the heart for leisure and tourism in Southern California with the coming of Disneyland. different nationwide and local companies and franchises arrived in and round this Orange County anchor city--including the California Angels baseball membership, the Anaheim conference heart, and such aerospace giants as Boeing and Rockwell International--and Anaheim grew exponentially. This choice of greater than 2 hundred classic and modern pictures depict the result of Anaheim's far-sighted elected and enterprise leaders, who nurtured the town from its agrarian roots and made it into one of many nation's quickest transforming into towns within the Nineteen Sixties.

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Faessel Copyright � 2007 by means of Stephen J. Faessel 9781439618257 released via Arcadia Publishing Charleston SC, Chicago IL, Portsmouth NH, San Francisco CA revealed within the usa Library of Congress Catalog Card quantity: 2006941039 For all common details touch Arcadia Publishing at: cell 843-853-2070 Fax 843-853-0044 e mail sales@arcadiapublishing. com For customer support and orders: Toll-Free 1-888-313-2665 stopover at us on the web at www. arcadiapublishing. com devoted to the numerous households that experience made Anaheim their domestic. Like virtually 3,500 others that moved to Anaheim within the Nineteen Forties, the author’s mom and dad got here trying to find a brand new starting and located it within the city of Anaheim. Norbert Faessel, a citrus dealer through exchange and a loving father by way of disposition, discovered that the little city with titanic aspirations held many possibilities for him because it did for his final baby, Stephen (pictured). the writer deals this paintings as his contribution to Anaheim’s sesquicentennial social gathering. desk of Contents identify web page Copyright web page commitment ACKNOWLEDGMENTS advent One - 1940–1949 “THE CAPITAL OF THE VALENCIA ORANGE EMPIRE” - 1950–1959 “WELCOME TO THE HAPPIEST position in the world” 3 - 1960–1969 “AMERICA’S HUB OF HAPPINESS” 4 - 1970–1979 “DREAMS COME precise IN ANAHEIM” 5 - 1980–1989 “DREAMS develop into REALITIES” Six - 1990–1999 “WHERE the realm involves reside, paintings, AND PLAY” Seven - 2000–2007 “ALWAYS clean and not GROWS outdated” ACKNOWLEDGMENTS back, my inner most appreciation is going to my supportive spouse, Susan, for all of her attempt in helping within the collection of those photos and captioning. I additionally can't omit my son Gregory, whose encouragement observed this paintings to its of entirety. My so much honest thank you visit Jane Newell, neighborhood historical past curator of the Elizabeth Schultz heritage Room, Anaheim Public Library, for her greater than beneficiant advice and help within the production of this paintings. My thank you should also visit Ymelda Ventura and Sal Addotta, background Room employees individuals, who've been fairly beneficial in supplying the picture and caption fabric required. specified thank you visit my shut good friend Opal Kissinger, who inspired me to discover the heritage of a extra sleek Anaheim. thanks, Dave, in your sportsmanship, Sheri in your plan, and Marcie in your enlightened information; for with out you all, this would now not were accomplished. picture credits is going to the Anaheim Public Library’s electronic Anaheim venture, which has made greater than 2,000 classic Anaheim photographs to be had to the citizens, students, and historians during the global. extra photo credits needs to visit the town of Anaheim neighborhood improvement (Elisa Stipkovich, govt director); urban of Anaheim exterior Affairs place of work (John Nicolletti, manager); Steve Swain, neighborhood companies superintendent; and Phil Brigandi, archivist on the Orange County records, who's a real historian in his personal correct and one who I significantly respect. In writing the captions, the paintings of the overdue Dr.

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