16th Annual

California Imperial Owners Statewide Meet

Visalia, California

May 1st-2nd, 1999

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Photos and text by Papa Tony

Here are some pictures that I took at the annual California Statewide Imperial Meet in Visalia (just south of Fresno), on May 1 & 2, 1999. Just click on each picture to see a larger version.

I would have taken more pictures, but I was very busy making the Visalia Videotape. I apologize for not listing more specific names - can somebody help me fill in the details? Also, does anyone else have any other Visalia pictures I can post here?

An early-morning sight - Such beautiful Imperials!

Alison's two daughters with Jim Martin's 1939 Imperial limousine - They love that car!

OIC member Bob Schmitt and his lovely companion showing off their first-place win in the 1966 class.

Boyd Kooij, our Online Imperial Club member, visiting the California Statewide Meet from the Netherlands.

OIC member Alison's two daughters with the family's 1963 Imperial LeBaron.

The girls get to ride in utter splendor in Jim's 1939 Limousine.

Alison's husband shows off his prize - an hour's worth of thrills at a Nevada house of ill-repute!

OIC member Hans Schoor visited from Switzerland with his lovely girlfriend.

Here they are with an array of Imperials as a background.

These two emblems weren't on an Imperial (they were on a '53 Chrysler), but I thought they were worth photographing.

Here's what I looked like during Sunday morning's brunch.

I can't remember these two guys' names, but they were very pleasant Imperialists!

This is Cathy Bullock with her mother.


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