Oak of the Golden Dream, Postcard, c. 1963.
Plastichrome by Colorpicture Publishers Inc. of Boston, distributed by
Chris Cards of China Lake, Calif.
Card reads: "Oak of the Golden Dream. In 1842 under this spreading oak tree, the first gold was discovered
in California. The finder, Don Francisco Lopez, after sleeping beneath these boughs, noted bright particles on wild
onions he had pulled and found them to be gold. The famous oak still stands in Placerita Park near Newhall and Saugus, Calif."