I don’t know why we expanded like this. I guess I’m a damn fool and like to work and create things. We had to have jobs, industry. San Diego wasn’t like Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Steel.
Smith the competitive rower, c. 1920. We’d take our canoes from the rowing club and paddle across the bay, over near the Hotel del Coronado. We’d sit in the canoes and hear the band concert or tie them up and dance a while and then paddle home.
Posted March 19, 1992
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C. Arnholt Smith, in his own words – part 1