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Playland, 1947

Home movie footage of the Slinkey family visiting Playland-at-the-Beach in 1947. Shown in this brief glimpse is the Flying Scooter ride, the carousel, and a little peek at the Big Dipper. The baby is Pamela Slinkey, mother of Western Neighborhoods Project founder Woody LaBounty.

Thanks to Woody's uncle, Steve Slinkey, for saving this film and making it available to us!

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