These colorful vacation guides inspired 1940’s travelers to explore California in style. Use them to inspire your own California summer plans!
There is plenty more travel ephemera to inspire you – visit the California Historical Society’s North Baker Research Library to view ephemera from our California Ephemera Collection.
To view the travel guides ask for:
Robert Spiers Benjamin, The Vacation Guide. New York: Whittlesey House, 1940.
Blair Tavenner, Seeing California. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1948.