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Way Back When: Santa Barbara in 1914

Tales of everyday life in Santa Barbara, told with wit and humor.

1914 was the year of: the tango, the 500-year flood, “tidal waves,” stunt pilots, Buffalo Bill, Pancho Villa, Sex at the Arlington Hotel, knee-length bathing suits, the war in Europe, an X-rated film, Peter-the-movie-dog, glowing fish, Mule Man, Rattlesnake Jim, "Flying A” films, Martha Graham, German warships, Charlie Chaplin, the Rose Parade, and much more.