Ranches--California; Real property--California--Los Angeles County; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--19th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
Austrian immigrant and well-known Los Angeles surveyor George Hansen served as the Los Angeles City Surveyor for many terms during the 1850s and 1860s, and as the Los Angeles County Surveyor from 1864 to 1869. He assisted Henry Hancock in surveying...
Two Chinese men sitting on a porch surrounded by vines; one is wearing a traditional Chinese hat and holding a long pipe; Chinese hanging lantern; paper with Chinese characters is posted on porch rail; front text reads: Chinese Gardeners in...
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.
College campuses--California--Los Angeles; Universities and colleges
Drawing of three buildings; each with a caption that states the years the buildings had been St. Vincent's College. Inscription reads, "Past Homes of Saint Vincent's College" and features two crests in the lower two corners.
Overhead view of part of Venice, California, with the Lion Canal in the foreground and the Grand Canal running through the center and on to the right. Between the two canals is the Cosmos Club and across the Grand Canal is a boathouse.
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...