By Stephen J. Faessel
After the advancements that the area conflict II period dropped at the small agricultural neighborhood of Anaheim, the most important transformation arrived in 1955. Anaheim replaced eternally from a sleepy and proud little city into the guts for leisure and tourism in Southern California with the arriving 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 middle, and such aerospace giants as Boeing and Rockwell International--and Anaheim grew exponentially.
This number of greater than 2 hundred classic and modern photographs 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 starting to be towns within the Sixties.
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Anaheim 1940-2007 (Images of America) by Stephen J. Faessel