Thursday, October 22, 2009

Halloween at Knott's, 1960

Long before there was a "Knott's Scary Farm" or "Halloween Haunt," the folks at Knott's Berry Farm clearly knew how to get into the spirit of Halloween. The photo above shows the staff of the Chicken Dinner Restaurant on Oct. 31, 1960. There weren't many days left until the presidential election. Note the "broach" Cordelia Knott wore on her costume in the closeup image below. Squint hard and you'll recognize it as a campaign badge for Orange County's own Richard Nixon.


Grant said...

I miss Walter and Cordelia. I'm glad they aren't around to see their park in ruins.

outsidetheberm said...

What a great image! Thank you, Chris.