Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday Separate Section

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Mary Frances Reynolds (Debbie)

Many know her name but do not realize she got her start as the 1948 Miss Burbank and was discovered and started in the motion picture industry soon after

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank Military Academy

In the Late 1920’s to the late 1930’s the was an academy on the edge of town near the corner of Winona and Parish Place

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Walter Leon Collier

Leon Collier was a Marine station aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was attacked on December 7th, 1941

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Mother Cabrini

Saint Francesa Saveria Cabrini was the first American to be canonized by the Catholic Church.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: This Article is “Brought to You in Living Color on NBC!”

The studio produced some of the most popular shows on TV like the Tonight Show, Dean Martin, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In and all of the Bob Hope Specials

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: SHOP-ING at Burbank High 1947

There was a time that shop classes at Burroughs and Burbank led to many well paid job for graduates

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: A Taste of Burbank

From the early 1920’s to the late 40’s early 50’s you could find all sorts of fine canned food items from Burbank’s McKeon and Libby canning companies

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank City Hall

The Current City Hall at 275 East Olive has been in service to the public since the early 1940’s

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Where Are we In Burbank Today?

This corner was part of the “Western City Disposal Area”. No wonder the city dump is in the canyon above here

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Postman Always Rings Twice…On Bel Aire Drive!

Did you know that the book was written in Burbank at 616 South Bel Aire Dr. in Burbank?

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank, Birthplace of the Starship Enterprise

Yes, back in the 60's the Enterprise NCC1701 model was created right here in Burbank and now hangs in the Smithsonian

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Octavia Lesueur

She was singled out to write most of the City Charter that is with only minor changes still in use today

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Turkey Crossing

Although Caltrans has delivered the final blow to the Turkey Crossing, residents back in the day help create a local legendary intersection