A view of the Santa Monica Bay, looking north towards the Palisades and bay from the California Incline, with mountains in the distance. What looks to be half of the remaining Long Wharf extends into the bay.
A view of the Southern Pacific Long Wharf, also known as the Mile Long Pier, looking from the shore towards the west. Two tall ships are docked at the end of the pier. A third tall ship is seen in open water in the upper right portion of the...
A view of the Port of Los Angeles, looking out towards the ocean, with a freight train in the foreground, and ships in the harbor. A sign for "E. K. Wood [Lumber]" can be seen on top of one of the buildings on the left.
San Gabriel River (Calif.); Ranches--California; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--19th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
Henry Hancock was a prominent Los Angeles lawyer and surveyor. He worked as Los Angeles City Surveyor and United States Deputy Surveyor in the 1850s. Hancock surveyed most of the large ranches between Monterey and San Diego in California.
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.
Long Beach Harbor (Calif.); San Pedro Bay (Calif. : Bay); Harbors--California--Long Beach; Railroads—California; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--20th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.); Workman, Mary Julia, 1871-1964;
Black and white photograph of eight school children and a dog with Mary Julia Workman and an unidentified man standing outdoors at the beach, taken at the Brownson House picnic at Anaheim Landing in 1919.
A view of the Roosevelt Highway looking north towards Will Rogers' estate and lighthouse and the Santa Monica mountains. Automobiles drive along the six-lane highway while many others are parked along the beach and the cliffs; tourists line the...
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...
Black-and-white photograph of ASLU President Joe Head standing next to a white car in a parking lot, appearing to plead with Police Officer Bill Charvet, in the process of writing a parking ticket. "Reserved for Faculty" sign visible behind Charvet.