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Queen Mary Talk - SSHA Conference 2009


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Presentation used for talk, "Reusing the Obsolete: The RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, California," given at the 2009 SSHA Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA.

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Queen Mary Talk - SSHA Conference 2009

  1. 1. Reusing the Obsolete The RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, California
  2. 2. “ The biggest thing ever to reach the Southland” RMS Queen Mary arrives in Long Beach. December 8 th 1967.
  3. 3. Today’s Itinerary <ul><li>Why Long Beach bought the ship. </li></ul><ul><li>Different visions of the ship. </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and the visitor experience. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Detail from Auto Club of Southern California Map – 1963. Post-war container pier in blue. Line = 4 Miles
  5. 6. The Pike [1928]
  6. 7. Midway at The Pike [1930]
  7. 9. Linesch & Reynolds
  8. 13. Life Magazine – March 1968
  9. 14. Specialty Foods and California Museum Foundation Guidebooks [mid 1970s]
  10. 17. Conclusion