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Nostalgia Minute: Martinez in 1927

This old footage shows Martinez two years before the Great Depression.

Nostalgia Minute: Martinez in 1927

On Friday, Martinez Patch posted a video of the wetlands doctored to look like vintage Super 8 footage. This video posted to YouTube appears to be the real thing—film of Martinez when Calvin Coolidge was president. It begins with shots of what looks like factory workers getting off work. Those scenes are followed by students at Alhambra High School parading out of the building around the 5:40 mark. 

If you could experience Martinez in an another era, to which year would you set the dial on the time machine? 

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