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The International Monthly Magazine of Literature, Science and Art.
Volume IV, August to December, 1851
Stringer and Townsend, New York.
googlebooks.com
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=4YRUAAAAYAAJ&source

Review
In a book review, titled  "The Sandwich Islands Today," extracts from Rev. Henry T. Cheever's
Life in the Sandwich Islands (1851) included the book's surf riding text and illustration, pages 298-299.
It was the first time a surfing illustration was published in a magazine.
The surf riding passages are preceded by:

"The work abounds with interesting details of Island Life, and we regret that our limitations will not let us enrich the International with more liberal extracts.
We can at present add but the following patragraphs on a sport for which the islanders have been celebrated since the days of Cook:" 

See Source Documents
1851 Rev. Henry Cheever : Surfriding at Lahaina.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine,
Harper and Brothers, New York
August 1873. Number 279.
Review

See Source Documents
1873 Charles Nordhoff : Surfriding at Hilo.

The Fireside Monthly
?
Volume 1 Number August 1878.

Review
Excepts reprinted from Mark Twain's Roughing It, including the account of surfing at Waikiki and the illustrations.

See Source Documents
1872 Mark Twain : Roughing It.

The Royal Hawaiian Military Band.
[Promotional Booklet]
The Continental Printing and Publishing Co. [December] 1895.
Unpaginated, four page booklet , 27x20 cm (10¾x8").
Includes black and white photographs of the Royal Hawaiian Military Bandand and the Hawaiian Glee Club.

Offered by auction by PBA Galleries, 04/11/2013, viewed 9 July 2013.
http://old.pbagalleries.com/search/item.ph/

The seller noted:
"A rare item, promoting the Royal Hawaiian Band's American tour in 1895, listing on page 4, various press clippings from newspapers around the Continental United States, all dated 1895, praising the Band's performances at their respective cities. 
Cities performed at including Kansas City, San Francisco, Boston, and Los Angeles. 
Includes a history of the Band and the Glee Club, plus the program of entertainment by them both. 
The booklet ends with the notice that they are performing at Wagner's Opera House, Loraine, Ohio, Monday Evening, Dec. 16, [1895]. 
No copies of this item located by OCLC / Worldcat."

The tour of 1895 included swimming, diving and, on the coast, surf riding exhibitions by band members.
The popularity of Hawai'ian music was furthered in 1895 with the publication of Charles E. King's collection of indigenous hula melodies, King's Book Of Hawaiian Melodies.

The Hawaiian Islands- The Paradise of the Pacific
Hawaiian Series No. 1 - Travel series No. 21
Anonymous: Reproductions of Photographs.
Belford, Middlebrook, Chicago, [1898].
Frontispiece is photo of Sanford B. Dole former president of the Hawaiian Republic.
Most of the photos with information are about 8x10, and include a surf scene showing outrigger canoes.


The Wide World Magazine
October 1900- March 1901.
International News Company,
New York, 1901.

See:
1901
The Wide World Magazine : Hawaii. 

Paradise of the Pacific.
PO Box 789,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, February 1904.
Volume 17 Number 2.

See

1904 Paradise of the Pacific : Surf Riding, Waikiki.
 
Hathi Trust
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015030097383

Paradise of the Pacific.
PO Box 789,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, March 1905.
Volume 18 Number 3.
Contains 
Elinor  A. Langton: Give Tourists More Variety, pages 15-17.

See:
1905
Elinor  A. Langton
: Surf Riding Tourism.

Hathi Trust
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015030097383

The Red Funnel
27 Rattay Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Volume V, Number 1, August 1907.
Review
See Source Documents
Phil Harris :Surf-Bathing in NSW.

Honolulu Home Hotels.
Territorial Transportation Committee,
Honolulu,1908.
A one sheet brochure, 24" x 11", with 6 panels, printed on both sides.
With 12 b&w illustrations, two maps, and the Hawaiian National Song of Greeting and Farewell, Aloha Oe, by H. M. Queen Liliuokalani.

The main hotels are listed, including the Seaside Hotel where the open dining lanai, or circular piazza., overlooks the surf where boys and men of all shades come in standing upon the famous surf boards of Hawaii.





Surf Board
Riding.

At Waikiki Beach.
Native grass houses, outrigger canoes, etc.
Saturday and Sunday afternoons best occasions for witnessing these old Hawaiian water sports.


National Geographic Magazine
April 1908 Vol. XIX No. 4. 

See History: Surfing Images : 1890 to 1910.

Gr. Noetzel: "Winter Sport in Hawaii."
Advertisement for Bureau of Information, 
Hawaii Promotion Committee, 
Honolulu, Hawaii, page 309.

The Red Funnel.
27 Rattay Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Volume VI, Number 3, April 1908.
Review
Contains an article by C.D.P., Sun-Baking, Surf-Bathing, and Camp Life in New South Wales (pages 268 to 271),with four photograhs detailing early 20th century Australian beach culture.
The author, although only identified by initials, is possibly Charles D. Paterson, a meber of the Manly Surf Bathers Club and said to have imported a surfboard from Hawaii circa 1908-1912.

See Source Documents
C.D.P. : Sun-Baking, Surf-Bathing, and Camp Life in NSW.

The Red Funnel
27 Rattay Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Volume VI, Number 5, June 1908
Review
Contains an article by Alexander Hume Ford, Australia Through American Eyes (pages 466 to 470), with two photographs detailing early 20th century Australian beach culture in Sydney.
Alexander Hume Ford was an enthusiastic promoter of surfriding and is best known as the instigator of the Outrigger Canoe Club at Waikiki in 1908, probably on his return from Australia.
The object of the club was to revive the canoe and board surfriding as practised in ancient Hawaii.
He wrote more than half a dozen articles on surfriding between 1908 and 1926, mostly published in Hawaiian, but some mainland US, magazines.

See Source Documents
Alexander Hume Ford :  Beach Culture in Sydney, Australia.

St. Nicholas
IllustratedMagazine for Boys and Girls.
The Century Co., Union Square, NewYork.
Vaction Number, August 1908.
Review
Contains an article by Alexander Hume Ford, A Boy's Paradise in the Pacific  (pages 876  to 881), with many photographs.
 
See Source Documents
Alexander Hume Ford :  A Boy's Paradise in the Pacific.

Collier's
P. F. Collier, New York, August 14, 1909.
Volume 43 Number 21.

See:
1909 
Alexander Hume Ford : Riding the Surf in Hawaii.

Hathi Trust
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/pst.000068357849

The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Volume 1, Number 1.
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, January,1911.
Review.
This first issue of The Mid-Pacific Magazine was subtitled the "Surfing and Coastal Number" and featured as the leading article "Riding the Surfboard", accredited to Duke Paoa (Kahanamoku) and with an extensive selection of photographs.

See Source Documents:
1911 Duke Kahanamoku : Riding the Surfboard.

It also featured an article on skiing in Australia that made brief mention of surfboard riding at Manly in Sydney.

See Source Documents:
1911 Percy Hunter : July Skiing in Australia.

Puck
Keppler & Schwarzmann, Puck Building, .N.Y., June 7. 1911

Cover illustration:
Leon V. Solon: The Maid of the Summer Surf.

https://www.loc.gov/item/2011649033/



The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Volume 2, Number 1.
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, July,1911.
Review.

See Source Documents:
1911 William Contrell : The Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Club.

Australian Country Life.
Volume 7, Number 6
Sydney, N.S.W., December 15, 1911.
Marvellous Manly : The Alluring Village of the Pacific Ocean.
Review
An extensive overview Manly promoting it as both seaside resort and residential suburb of Sydney.
The growth and attractiveness of surfbathing takes precedent:
" the one thing above all else that has won fame and glory for Manly ... its unequalled natural facilities for surf-bathing." - page 7.
Appart from the Manly Swimming Club, located on the harbour side, note that in 1911 four separate organisations were competing for official recognition as surf lifesaving clubs over a stretch of ocean beach hardly more than 1000 metres.

See Source Documents
Australian Country Life : Marvellous Manly.

The South Seas: Sydney Short Line, Australia Samoa-Hawaii
Oceanic Steamship Company
2 Pine Street, San Francisco, California, 1912
Fold out travel brochure advertising steamship services across the South Pacific; including Hawaii, Samoa and Australia.
Illustrations include women of Samoa; Port Jackson harbour, surfing in Hawaii (by N. G. Coutts), ship side in San Francisco and a map.



The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
Volume 3, Number 5, May,1912.
Review.
A brief description of outrigger canoe construction and some notes on canoe surfing and sailing. 

See Source Documents:
1912 Francis Campbell Carter : Building an Outrigger Canoe.

Sunset- The Pacific Monthly.
Southern Pacific Railroad, San Francisco, June 1912.
Editor: Charles K. Field, 
Colour cover illustration by Randal Borough: A Summer Surf-boarder.
No surfing content.

The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
Volume 4, Number 3, September,1912.
Review.
Surfboard riding cover, no surfing content.

The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
Volume 4, Number 6, December,1912, unpaginated.
Review.
An selection of photographs from various Pacific locations, the majority focusing on Hawaii.

See:
1911 Mid-Pacific Magazine : Photographs.

Aloha from Honolulu.
The Island Curio Company, Honolulu, T. H.
circa1912.
Review.
Subtitled Views of Honolulu, a selection of black and white images from the Hawaiian islands circa 1912.

For extracts see Source Documents:
1912 The Island Curio Co.: Aloha from Honolulu.
 

The Queenslander - Christmas Edition
7 December 1912.

Brisbane Courier, Queensland.

Page ?
N.S.W. - Australia's Tourist State.

Delightful Holiday Grounds for Every Season
... Surf bathing on Sydney's Beaches- with two photographs, one definitely Manly Beach.

See: Postcard mailed 1918 at Postcards

State Library of Queensland
The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony later federal state of Queensland.
The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.

https://www.shop.slq.qld.gov.au/gifts-and-stationery/vintage-prints/poster-cover-from-the-queenslander-1934-surf-n-sun



Lippincott's Monthly Magazine: A Popular Journal of General Literature
.
J.B. Lippincott and Co., Philadelphia, July-December 1912.
Volume 90
, pages 233-234. .

Hathitrust

http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015078623926;view=1up;seq=247



Rather than an introduction to bathing technique, as implied by the title, Spaeth presents a humorous guide to surf-side "courting" from both a male and female perspective.
See:
1912 Sigmund Spaeth:
First Lessons in Surf Bathing


 


Wide World Magazine
November 1912.
Shepstone, H. J.: The Surf-Board Riders of Hawaii.

pages 29 to 35.

The Aloha Guide: The Standard Handbook of Honolulu and the Hawaiian Islands .
Schnack, Ferdinand John Henry:
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1915.

See:
1915 Ferdinand Schnack: The Aloha Guide.


The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
Volume 9, Number 1, January,1915.
Review.
Surfing cover only, reprising the cover image of Volume 4, Number 6, December,1912 (above).


The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Published by Alexander Hume Ford, 
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
Volume 9, Number 4, April,1915.

Review.
Some surf-riding photographs in addition to  by Lorrin P. Thurston article, with photographs.


See

1915 Lorrin P. Thurston : Surf-Board Riding in Hawaii.


The Moving Picture World
Volume 25 Number 4, July 24, 1915, page 649
Hathi Trust
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/hvd.hnuhk2


Riding on surfboard, Oakland, California, 1915

HEARST-SELIG NEWS PICTORIAL, NO. 54, 1915 (Selig), July 8.—

The following items make up the number: Models of warships at the Panama-Pacific Exposition; Mystic Shriners parade, Brooklyn; dumping confiscated firearms Into Lake Michigan; Atlantic City Baby Carnival; Lucile fashions; Battery F. New York National Guards, at practice; women carpenters, Chicago; riding on surfboard, Oakland, Cal.; woman ambulance surgeon, New York; Serbian war pictures.


The Mid-Pacific Magazine.
Alexander Hume Ford, Honolulu, T. H.
Printed by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
Volume XII, Number 2, August 1916.
Review
Contains an article on Hawaiian surfriding, "The Sport of Princes" by L. W. de Vis-Norton, pages 146 to 152.
Accompanied by three black and white illustrations (two surfriding, one outrigger canoe) and three black and white photographs.
One photograph is of the relocated grass huts at the Outrigger Canoe Club, Waikiki, circa 1911, which had been replaced by 1916.
One of the surfriding photographs, page 151, shows tandem riders.

The Mentor: Hawaii
E.M. Newman: Hawaiian Islands
Department of Travel
The Mentor Association
222 Fourth Avenue, New York City.
Volume 5 Number 14
Serial No. 138, 1 September 1917.
Review
One Waikiki beach panorama and one surfriding photograph, page 1.
Surfriding at Waikiki text, page 5.

See
1919 E.M. Newman: Surfriding at Waikiki.

The Mid-Pacific Magazine
Published by Alexander Hume Ford,
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,

Volume 15, Number 3, March 1918.
Review
Although published here in 1918, the article was written several years earlier, certainly before Duke visited Australia in 1914-1915.
 
See:
1918 Snowy Baker :
The Sport With a Thrill

The Mid-Pacific Magazine,
Alexander Hume Ford,
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii,
Volume 17, Number 4, May 1919.
Review
Includes
Boy Life in Old Hawaii , the reminiscences of life in the 1830s by Sereno Edwards Bishop.

First published in
Bishop, Sereno Edwards:
Reminiscences of Old Hawaii
with a Brief Biography By Lorrin A. Thurston.
Advertiser Historical Series no. 1
Hawiian Gazette Co., Ltd., 1916.

See:
1916 Sereno Edwards Bishop : Surf Riding at Kailua.



 



National Geographic Magazine
August 1919 Volume XXXVI Number Two.
Review
The Geography of Games
Surfriding photograph at Waikiki by A. R. Gurrey, page 98.
Caption:
"RIDING THE SURF AT HONOLULU, HAWAII
Walking a tightrope stretched on top a speeding express train might afford some exhilaration of Hawaii's distinctive sport.
Here, again, geography molded the national pastime; for the conformation of the ocean bed along the island coast creates the swells that make this sport popular.
The picture illustrates only one position of the native rider, who lies prone, sits, and even stands on his head on his super-canoe."

The Mid-Pacific Magazine 
Published by Alexander Hume Ford,
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, 
Volume 18, Number 4, October,1919.

See
:
1911 Mid-Pacific Magazine : Photographs.

In the Track of the Sun
Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company
, London, [1920].
Publication date of 1920 from the single copy located in OCLC, held at the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven.
Colour centrefold: "Surf-riding on the South African Coast."
Port Elizabeth entry states that "Surfing at Humewood is also very popular."
Credited artwork by "C.E. Turner" (1883 - 1965) a Liverpool artist known for demonstrating his first-hand experience of combat naval action and other maritime works.
Not in De La Vega's bibliography "200 Years of Surfing Literature".
Also see:
1930  A.V.N. Jones : Surfing Jigsaws.

Surf-riding on the South African Coast.
By permission of The Sketch and the High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa, London.


Maclean, Meta: Sunny Southport by the Silver Sea
waltz song [music cover]
J. Sullivan. Southport, Qld. : M. J. Sullivan, [1920?]

http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/48345028


The Sailors' Magazine and Seamen's Friend.
 American Seamen's Friend Society, New York.
Volume 92 Number 1, January 1920.
Hathi Trust
https://hdl.handle.net/2027/hvd.ah6gf9

Contains
Wm. C. Allen : The Little Folks of Honolulu


The Journal of Polynesian Society
Volume XXX Number 1. 
No. 117, March 1921.
New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Printed for the Society by Thomas Avery.
Review
Notes and Queries, page 50.
Note 305. The use of the Surf Board in New Zealand.

See Source Documents
1921 S. Percy Smith: Surfriding in New Zealand.

 


Sea, Land and Air.
The Australian National Monthly of Topical Interest.
Official Journal of the Australian Aero Club.
The Wireless Institutes of Australia and New Zealand.
The Mercantile Marine War Service Association of Australasia.
Edited by S. E.Tatham.
The Wireless Press, 97 Clarence Street, Sydney, September 1,1921.
Review
Includes article:
Hill, E. J.:"Freedom of the Seas".
The Story of Surfing and Mixed Bathing.
Some Historical Facts.
pages 412 to 415.

For extract, see Source Documents
1921 E. J. Hill: The Story of Surfing and Mixed Bathing.

Daytona- The Prettiest Resort in the World.
Daytona Chamber of Commerce, Daytona, Florida.
No date. Ca. 1922.
Images and information about homes, schools, and other relevant facts about Daytona.
Temperatures listed through 1921.
Cover illustration: a woman surfing.


Raymond-Whitcomb Tours: California-Hawaiian Islands. Winter & Spring 1922 - 1923.
The Taylor Press,, Boston, 1922.
 
Includes:
USA-  New Orleans, The Southwest, Grand Canyon, Apache Trail, Yosemite, San Francisco, Southern California, Colorado.
Hawaii- Honolulu Kauai, Oahu, The Volcano Kilauea.


Judge
January 1923.


The Journal of Polynesian Society
Volume XXXII Number 1. 
No. 125, March 1923, pages 35 to 37.
New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Printed for the Society by Thomas Avery.
See Source Documents
1923 W.H. Skinner : Surf-riding by Canoe, 1884.

 


The Mid-Pacific Magazine.
Alexander Hume Ford, Honolulu, T. H.
Printed by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.
Volume XXV, Number V, 1923.
Review
Contains coloured illustration of Surfboard Riding in Hawaii and seascape back cover.

See

1923 Mid-Pacific Magazine : Surfboard Riding in Hawaii.
Illustrations from The Mid-Pacific Magazine, Volume 25, Number 5, December,1923.


National Geographic Magazine
February 1924 Volume XLV Number Two 
Review
The Hawiian Islands
Surf-Riding photographs at Waikiki ..
Page 155 : Commonly reproduced  image of three riders, one headstanding.
The image is uncredited - highly unusual for this publication.
Colour Plate X : Three riders, two wearing Outrigger Canoe Club  swimming costumes. 
Note that the photograph have been colourised and these may be added to give the image contrast.
Credited as From a photograph by R. K. Bonine.
Also note 
Page 12 (?) : Board Portrait photograph illustrating an advertisment for the Hawaiian Tourist Bureau.
For extracts click cover or Source Documents
National Geographic : Hawaii, 1924.

Physical Culture
Editor: Bernarr Macfadden,
Published by Macfadden Publications, New York, June 1925

Review
No surfing content.



Blue Days On The South Coast
Queensland Government Tourist Bureau
Adelaide Street, Brisbane
1925

A tourist guide promoting the surf culture of the South East Coast of Queensland.
The guide includes pictorial content and advises of holiday accommodation and recreational activities in popular tourist destinations such as Coolangatta and Surfer's paradise.

Collection: statelibraryofqueensland; additional_collections

https://archive.org/details/BlueDaysOnTheSouthCoast



Popular Science Magazine
June 1928, Volume 112 Number 6.
Review
Two prone board designs, one plywood and one hollow with galavanised iron deck and and bottom.
 
See Source Documents-
1928 Hi Sibley :Surf Sleds and Boards.
Popular Science Magazine 
June 1928, Volume 112 Number 6, pages 79 and 96.

A Place in the Sun
Australian National Travel Association
433a Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia. [1929]
Illustration by James Northfield (1887-1973)
Persistent link: http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/107711



See
Michael Aitkin: Collecting vintage Australian travel booklets and brochures
http://www.ephemerasociety.org.au/2014/12/collecting-vintage-australian-travel-booklets-and-brochures/

Film Fun
August, 1929.
Cover illustration by Enoch Bolles.
Specially Posed By Clara Bow!


The Journal of Polynesian Society 
Volume 38 Number 4. 
No. 152, December 1929, pages 35 to 37. 
New Plymouth, New Zealand. 
Printed for the Society by Thomas Avery.

See Source Documents:
Kennedy, Donald Gilbert:  Field Notes. on the Culture of Vaitupu, Ellice Islands.
Excerpts, Plate 14 Figure 68 and Plate 15 Figure 69:

The Journal of Polynesian Society 
Volume 39 Number 1. 
No. 153, March 1930, pages 35 to 37. 
New Plymouth, New Zealand. 
Printed for the Society by Thomas Avery.

See Source Documents:
Kennedy, Donald Gilbert:  Field Notes. on the Culture of Vaitupu, Ellice Islands.
Excerpt, pages 111 to 113.

Pictorial California and the Pacific
July 1930, Volume 5 Number 7.
 
Pictorial California debuted in December 1925 by founder Eugene Swarzwald.
The magazine was self-described as the first rotogravure magazine with a 24-page picture book format.
Volume 5, number 1, January 1930, appeared with a name change to Pictorial California and the Pacific.
https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8fb53r0/



Picturesque Australia.
circa 1930.
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne.
Review
Published circa 1930  to promote Australia as a destination for tourists and immigrants, this 40 page (unpaginated) booklet is a compilation of black and white photographs with minimal text.
There are two pages devoted to the theme of "Sea and Surf" with several images of beach-goers and board riders.

Item contributed by Henry Marfleet, June 2009, with many thanks.

For full review and selected images see:
1930 Aust. National Travel Assoc. :Picturesque Australia.

Sydney Bridge Celebrations
Art in Australia Limited,1932.
(Arthur McQuitty, McQuitty House, Regent Street, Sydney, 
for Art in Australia Ltd., 24 Bond Street, Sydney.) 
Review
Includes
Paterson, C. D.: Our Glorious Surf Beaches, pages 42 to 47.

See Source Documents
C. D. Paterson : Sydney Surf Beaches.

The Scout, September 10, 1932.
English Magazine
Riding the waves on a surfboard, page 14.

Cover description:
Surf-riding on a board is fine fun.
All you need is a smooth board such as those you see on the cover this week.
With this you swim out and await suitable incoming breakers.
Then you stand on to the board, and when you are well balanced you can stand upright and you will be carried in on the crest of the waves.

Noted by  Allen Kukel, The Surf Blurb, 3 June 2014.

The New Yorker Magazine
January 21, 1933.
Surfing and skiing cover by Haupet  -
Theodore G. Haupt ?

Boys' Life 
Published by the Boy Scouts of America
July 1933, Vol. 23, No. 7.
Review
Includes a less than entirely accurate or practical introduction to surfboard riding, with two photographs:

Baker, Charles Jr.:Ride 'Em Beach Boy.

See Source Documents

1933 Charles Jr. Baker : Ride 'Em Beach Boy.

Hill-Standard Co: Catalog No. 8. - Swimming Pool and Beach Equipment.
Hill, Hugh William, Starr, James M., Fairchild, Walter H., et al].
Hill-Standard Co., Anderson, Indiana,1933.
Includes balsa wood prone surfboards available in 42" and 60" lengths.
Aquaplane- mahogany board fitted with rope tow loops.

Life
December 15, 1933.
Melbourne, Australia.
Beach scene cover


Popular Mechanics Magazine
July 1934 Vol 62 No,1
Review
Uncredited : Making Money at the Beach
pages 115 - 117
Three pages of text, photographs and illustrations,
Black and white photograph and plan of solidwood bellyboard page 115.
Text commentary page 116
For extracts click cover or Source Documents
Solid wood Bellyboard.
Note early scooter/skateboard page 112.



Picturesque Australia
November 1934

Two photographs from a double page spread.


The Queenslander - Courier Mail
Brisbane, 22 November 1934.

Cover: A Member of the Board.
Illustration: Garnet Agnew
 



State Library of Queensland
The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony later federal state of Queensland.
The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.

https://www.shop.slq.qld.gov.au/gifts-and-stationery/vintage-prints/poster-cover-from-the-queenslander-1934-surf-n-sun

National Geographic Magazine
May 1935 Volume 47 Number 5 
Review
Waves and Thrills at Waikiki
Photographs by Thomas Edward Blake
pages 597 - 604
Seven duo-tone photographs that are also reproduced in Tom Blake's The Hawaiian Surfboard, 1935 , but these have a blue tint especially selected by Blake for this printing.
The introductory photograph is a self protrait of Tom Blake and his current quiver, circa 1932
- the first quiver portrait
- not included in The Hawaiian Surfboard, 1935
- not the commonly reproduced version. Tom Blake is standing to the left, not centre.

Popular Science Magazine
August 1935 Vol 127 No,2
Hi Sibley : Better Ways to Build Surfboards
pages 56 - 57 and 91.
Black and white photographs and plans of three solidwood and one chambered surfboard. 
Text implies the boards are superior to current Hawaiian designs, due to lighter weight, and notes that they are "used at Newport Harbour (Calf.) High School, where the constrction of surfboards is a speciality".
For full article, see Source Documents:
1935 Hi Sibley : Better Ways to Build Surfboards
For individual plans and illustrations, see Plans and Specifications Menu
Redwood - Balsa Laminate Surfboard 11 ft
Redwood - Pine Chambered Surfboard 10 ft
Redwood - Pine Mitred and Laminated Prone board 5 ft 7 inches
Redwood or Pine Juvenile Board 46 inches

Walkabout - Australia and the South Seas Magazine
November 1, 1935 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Black and white cover photograph of North Steyne surf boat.
Photograph by W. Kimbel
Article:
Violet A. Roche: Surfing- Australia's National Pastime
.


[Manly]

Westways
Volume 28, Number 7, July 1936
Hanna, Phil Townsend
The Automobile Club of Southern California.
Lessons in Surfing for Everyman

Also:
Westways, Vol. 32, No. 8, August 1940

Salamanders of the Sea and Sun (surfing San Onofre)


Surf, Beach, Bush : Incomparable in Summer or Winter!
Lorne, Victoria, Australia
Victorian Railways, Melbourne, c. 1936.

National Library of Australia
PIC Poster Drawer 175
Trove
http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-137355593/view



Popular Science
July 1937 Volume 131, Number 1
Page 23
Paul w. Gartner : Surfboard Riding

See:

1937 Paul Gartner : Surfboard Riding Hints.

Popular Science - Jul 1937 - Page 23 - Google Books




Travel Magazine
Robert M. Mc Bride & Company, New York,
September 1937.



Popular Mechanics Magazine 
July 1937 Volume 68 Number 1 
Tom Blake : Riding the Breakers on this Hollow Hawaiian Surfboard
pages 114 - 117
Black and white photographs and plans 
For extracts click cover or Source Documents
Tom Blake Hollow Paddle Board .

THESE SIMPLE HINTS WILL HELP YOU LEARN SURFBOARD RIDING (Jul, 1937)
http://blog.modernmechanix.com/these-simple-hints-will-help-you-learn-surfboard-riding/

The Queenslander Annual
Courier Mail,Brisbane, November 1937.
Illustration: McBain.

Howell, R. and Howell, M.: A History of Australian Sport.
Shakespeare Head Press, Sydney, 1987, page 105.


State Library of Queensland
The Queenslander was the weekly summary and literary edition of the 'Brisbane Courier' (now The Courier-Mail), since the 1850s the leading journal in the colony later federal state of Queensland.
The Queenslander was launched by the Brisbane Newspaper Company in 1866 and it was discontinued in 1939.
https://www.shop.slq.qld.gov.au/gifts-and-stationery/vintage-prints/poster-cover-from-the-queenslander-annual-1937-surfs-up



Judge Magazine 
1937

Cover illustration only (?)

Image forwarded by Marie, September 2013, with no publication details.


Walkabout - Geographic Magazine
December, 1937 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Photograph: Surf-Canoeing
 

Walkabout - Geographic Magazine
January, 1938 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Cover: Surfboat


Walkabout - Geographic Magazine
February, 1938 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Photograph: Female and surfboard.
 

General Information Australia.
Australia National Travel Association.
circa 1st March, 1938.

Includes photograph surf-canoeing, Australia, see:
Walkabout, December, 1937, above.



Popular Mechanics Magazine 
September 1938 Volume 70 Number 3 
Uncredited : Thrills of the Ironing Board Sport 
pages 388 - 389 
Text discusses Freeboarding, Aquaplanning and Surfing (mentions Tom Blake) 
Black and white photographs of Aquaplanning only. 

The Queenslander
Courier Mail, Brisbane, September 21, 1938.
Tandem surf-ski riders, Coolangatta?

John Oxley Library
http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/jol/2012/02/17/queenslands-surfing-culture/



Walkabout - Geographic Magazine
September, 1938 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Advertisement: Hawaii
 

Walkabout - Geographic Magazine
November, 1938 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Photographs: Surf-Skis [Manly]
 

Vogue
December 15, 1938.
June 1939.
Posting the cover of the December 1938 edition
on the Surf Blurb, March 2019, DeSoto Brown noted:
“Vogue” women’s fashion magazine is still being published today, although its influence is much diminished from what it had achieved in the 20th century.
Editorially it was aimed at wealthy women, although many of its readers were probably far less rich and influential than the people it publicized.

This cover has been reproduced in a number of surfing history books since the 1970s.
Including Matt Warshaw's definitive History of Surfing (2010) and
A Brief History of Surfing (2017).
Initially published in December 1938, the cover was used again for the following year's summer edition of Vogue in June, 1939.
Interestingly, it has no connection to any of the contents of this particular issue; a Hawaii story did, however, appear in a subsequent issue.
In this era, magazine cover illustrations or photographs often did not reflect their contents; see examples above including
Judge (1923), Physical Culture (1925) and The New Yorker (1933).

The photographer, Toni Frissell, was a woman, one of the first photographers to move outside of the studio for fashion photography, setting a trend in the field.
The US Library of Congress holds
a collection of her photos of approximately 340,000 images including the outstanding Lady in the Water or Weeki Wachee Springs, shot in Florida in 1947.
According to Pleasurephoto (wordpress, 2012) the surfing photograph has been flopped (mirrored) and slightly cropped for the magazine cover.

To get this shot it was necessary to actually build a temporary framework structure in the shallow water at Waikiki to be able to look down on surfers on passing waves.
Before the introduction of telephoto lenses, the most dramatic images at Waikiki were shot from a canoe, or occasionally from the end of the Moana Pier, one of several structures erected on the beach-front in the early 1900s.
For the Outrigger Canoe Club's second Clark Cup contest at Waikiki in February 1910 a 24ft steel structure was ferried out to the reef on the largest available canoe steered by Kenneth Brown and deposited "in the midst of the big breakers."
In addition to the large platform on the reef erected for
M. Bonvillain's camera (Pathe Freres, Paris), a small one was to be placed in front of the Moana Hotel.
A similar structure appears in the image of Moana Pier noted above, half way between the canoe and the end of the pier.

The two boards shown in this picture appear to be hollow, judging by their thickness as seen from the side.
Even so, they would’ve been much larger and heavier than most anything in use today.
These are possibly hollow boards but likely
pine, balsa and redwood laminated boards, which were occasionally chambered, that were popular in the late 1930s.
In California, for a brief time, they were, infamously, branded with a swastika.
Similar boards appear at Waikiki in the footage below at 3:16.

1930s VINTAGE HAWAII & SURFING MOVIE WAIKIKI BEACH HONOLULU 44874
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOj1I9KO4X4

Also see:

Vogue: Charting the Rise (and Rise) of the Surfer Girl
https://www.vogue.com/slideshow/charting-the-rise-and-rise-of-the-surfer-girland-her-fashion-influence-photos#1

Vogue, June 1939.

Toni Frissell: Waikiki, 1938.

Polynesian
Matson Shipping
Volume 1 Number 1, 1939.
On-board magazine for Matson Shipping for the voyage from California to Hawaii.


The Australian Womens' Weekly
Saturday 14 January 1939, page 1.

Surfoplane rider.

The Australian Womens' Weekly
Saturday 28 January 1939, page 1.
 
Outrigger canoe surfriders.

Walkabout - Australia and the South Seas
February, 1939 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Sydney Surf [Life Saving] Clubs 


Walkabout - Australia and the South Seas Magazine
March 1, 1939 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Black and white cover photograph of surf-ski only.
Photograph credited as Surf-Canoeing at Sorrento, Victoria.

Travel Magazine
Robert M. Mc Bride & Company, New York,
June, 1939.

Back cover:
Light hearts make buoyant riding over the surf at Waikiki.
Matson Line.

Obscure note:
Illustrating
George's unrealised plans of a world tour, the Matson ad appears with other posters pasted on the wall of George and Mary Bailey's house in It's a Wonderful Life, a 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra.



Popular Science Magazine 
June 1939 Volume 134 Number 4 
Tom Blake : Improved Hollow Surfboard for All Round Sport 
pages 174 - 176 
Text, black and white photographs (riding, rescue and sail) and plans.
Note colour illustration of paddlers, page 141.

Walkabout
December, 1939 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Call of the Surf [Lifesaving]


Mickey's Hawaiian Holiday. Walt Disney. Published in London by Dean & Sons, circa late 1930s. Pages 37–67 on Goofy Learning to Surf
Also 1948
Film 1937




Walkabout
February 1, 1940 
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Black and white cover photograph of surfboard and rider only.


Click
August 1941.

Includes article: Surfboards Ahoy!, California.
Text and photographs (by Dr. Don James) from Click, August 1941, pages 43-49.

Old Magazine Articles.com
http://www.oldmagazinearticles.com/1940s_old-surfing_article_about_1940s_California_surfing-pdf




Popular Mechanics Magazine 
February 1942 Volume 75 Number 2 
Uncredited : Hitchhiking on the Big Waves
pages 72 - 75 and 166. 
How to surf article 
Black and white photographs include Tom Blake, hollow and solid wood boards.
.Most by Doc Ball and later printed in National Geographic September 1944, see below
Note :
1. text describes angling, and implies this is a new development
2. photograph of damaged hollow board, page 74

Walkabout - Australia and the South Seas Magazine
October 1, 1942
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne
Black and white cover photograph of hollow timber boardrider (Fairy Bower?) only.
Photograph credited as Surfing, Sydney.

Australian Annual
circa 1943?

Possibly printed by Consolidated Press, publishers of the Australian Women's Weekly which has a similar typeface.
Possibly North Bondi SLSC surfboard champion and surfboat sweep, Keith "Spaz" Hurst on his "Magpie" board.


National Geographic Magazine
September1944 Volume 86 Number 3
Surf Board Riders Capture California
Black and white photographs by J.H. Ball
pages 355 - 362
Eight full page black and white photographs, several previously printed in Popular Mechanics, February 1942. See above.
Photographs include 'Tom Blake and dog' (incorrectly titled), hollow and solid wood boards.
Re the mis-titled photograph, Brian Martinet ( reports...
The photo is actually of my uncle Jim Bailey and his dog Rusty. 
It was a misprint in National Geographic. 
Jim Bailey was a legendary longboarder and friend of Doc Ball et. al. 
He was a life guard at Hermosa Beach California. 
I have another photo of him with his dog on the front of his board if you would like a copy.  My aunt, his wife, is still alive in Hemet California, but alas, Doc passed away last year. 
- with thanks to Brian Martinet.

Walkabout - Australia's Geographic Magazine
December, 1944
Australian National Travel Association
Flinders Street Railway Building, Melbourne


Tasmania: Holiday Island
Tasmanian Tourist Department, 1947.


Page 31: Opossum Bay Beach.

Page 26


Everybody's
31st July 1948
Cover Story: By the Golden Beaches, page 6.
Pages 6-7:
Shooting the Surf
Two page article with photographs of surf boat, spray tan franchise, surf ski, reel, beach athletics and
tandem surfboard/surf-ski riders, below.




Hobbies Illustrated
[Sydney],
Volume IV Number 2, October, 1948.


Article: Hollow Hawaiian Surfboard, pages 35 and 36.

See:

1948 (Tom Blake) : Hollow Hawaiian Surfboard.
Reproduced in
Hobbies Illustrated (Australia),
October 1948.


Albany, Western Australia
West Australian Travel Brochure,
1948


Scop
University of California Los Angles

June 1949
Summer Issue
Illustration by Chip Twonsen


The Australian Women's Weekly
Saturday 26 March 1949, 
This edition contains contains a one page photograhic essay, Honolulu Surf Stars Plan Visit Here, on page 29.
It has a brief introduction and extended captions.
The images are most likely by Ray Leighton, a renown Australian photographer with a long-term connection with the Manly Life Saving Club.

See
1949 Australian Women's Weekly : Honolulu Surf Stars to Visit.

 


Life
25 July 1949
.
Cover: Plastic Beach Boat


Australian Geographic Walkabout
Volume 11 Number 10, 
October 1949
.

Prof. William J. Dakin, D.Sc.: Sea Waves and Surf Beaches, page 29.


Fisher, Evalie M:
Surfboat Ride (piano solo)
Melbourne : Allan & Co., c1949.

National Library of Australia
http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/654071 
Bib ID  654071
Description: 1 score (5 p.) ; 31 cm. 
Plate no.: B6476..
Music Publisher Number  B. 6476 

Pix
Volume  24 Number