Photograph of a birdseye view of a crowded section of Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, [s.d.]. The highway runs from the foreground at right to the background at left and is lined with automobiles. Three parking lots are visible in the foreground at center, and all three are full. A wide section of beach is visible at right, and hundreds of people can be seen on the sand, many under the shade of umbrellas. At left, a row of small shops can be seen along a side street.; Legible signs include, from left: "Sandwiches", "Fireworks", "Soda", "Ballantynes", "Volkman's Barbecue", "Bath House", "Rite Spot Barbecue", and "State Beach Dedication Here July 8".