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Early Promotional Pamphlets

Southern California was built on boosting -- and Orange County is no exception. Here are links to some early promotional pamphlets and newspaper special editions. Even if they're bragging just a little too much, they're still interesting sources of local history.

* Orange County, Spring Eternal, 1915

* Santa Ana Blade special edition, 1905 (excerpts)

* Santa Ana Register special edition, 1913 (excerpts)

* Dana Point, 1928

* Laguna Beach, 1931

* Newport Beach, ca 1940

* Fullerton, ca 1941