Pacific Ocean; Real property--California--Los Angeles County; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--19th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
E. T. (Edward Thomas) Wright was county surveyor three times in Los Angeles County, his first term beginning in 1884 and his last ending in 1898. He also served as county surveyor for San Bernadino County. Partnering with W. B. Nicholson, he formed...
School buildings--19th century; Universities and colleges--19th century; Auditoriums--19th century; Schools--Furniture, equipment, etc.; College campuses--California--Los Angeles
Several rows of empty wooden desks in a large, colonnaded room. The border around the photograph features an ornate torch motif with the St. Vincent's crest on either side of image. Inscription reads "Study Hall."
Gertrude Reeve (1871-1937) and Isidore B. Dockweiler (1867-1947) were married in 1891. Gertrude's father was Burgess Reeve, a well-known architect who has designed the old Episcopal Pro-cathedral and old St. Vincent's Church in Los Angeles.
Black-and-white photograph of the St. Vincent's College football team. Features three rows of seated and standing students; most wearing black turtleneck sweaters with the St. Vincent's crest on the front. Two students are wearing suits.
College presidents--California--Los Angeles; Universities and colleges--Faculty--19th century
Father Aloysius J. Meyer seated in a chair, with a biretta on his lap. A handwritten annotation along top of picture reads "'The Pres' Fr. Meyer." The photograph is mounted on paper with a scrollwork design embossed on the lower half.
Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964--Corresponence; Cantwell, John Joseph, 1874-1947--Correspondence; Workman, William H., 1839-1918;
Personal letter from Bishop John J. Cantwell to Mary J. Workman dated March 4, 1918 typed on letterhead of Diocese of Monterey and Los Angeles expressing condolence over the death of her father, William H. Workman. He notes seeing her mother and...
Cantwell, John Joseph, 1874-1947--Correspondence; Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.);
Statement from Bishop John J. Cantwell typed on letterhead of Diocese of Monterey and Los Angeles to the effect that Brownson House "need make no apology" for its appeal to the people of Los Angeles for assistance.
Cantwell, John Joseph, 1874-1947--Correspondence; Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964--Correspondence;
A personal note from Bishop John J. Cantwell to Mary J. Workman dated March 12, 1918 typed on letterhead of Diocese of Monterey and Los Angeles asking, "Is the enclosed note just what you want?" (referring to [Bishop John J. Cantwell statement...
A view of Avalon Bay, with steamships arriving in the harbor, Sugar Loaf Rock on the far right, and the Holly Hill House with its large red-roofed turret is in the foreground on the right. The Incline Railway is visible in the lower right corner.
Photographic portrait of John Black. Text at top border in hand of J. D. Black: "Dad." Text on back of photograph in hand of J. D. Black: "Mr. John Black Big Pine Cal." Based on the photographer and the similar border, this photograph was probably...