Social settlements--California--Los Angeles; Settlement houses--California--Los Angeles;
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...
College presidents--California--Los Angeles; Jesuits
A black-and-white photograph of Fr. Richard Gleeson, S.J. standing outdoors on the side of Los Angeles College with a chair and holding a bible. "Fr Gleeson" is written by hand on the lower left corner.
Church and social problems--Catholic Church; Social advocacy--Religious aspects--Catholic Church; Catholic press; Social justice;
A carbon copy of a typewritten letter, criticizing the usually smug, negative tone of Catholic periodicals of the time, commending an article written by McDonald in the Catholic newspaper, Commonweal, and calling for social reconstruction based on...
Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; City halls--California--Compton;
Exterior view of Compton City Hall after the 1933 earthquake; large portions of wall have fallen away, a portion of the roof has collapsed, and piles of rubble surround the building. A man in uniform stands in front of the building, looking away.
Photograph of wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. A policeman and several civilians are outside amid large piles of rubble. A car has been crushed under the falling debris, and the ruins of a building can be seen in the background.
Photograph of Main St., Compton, showing buildings destroyed by the earthquake, including the Fargo Coffee & Tea Co., and cars crushed by the falling debris. In the distance, a crane lifts a pile of rubble, with a few onlookers.
Earthquakes--California--Long Beach; Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933; Earthquake damage--California--Long Beach;
Earthquake damage on the Pike. The facade of a building in the foreground has fallen away completely, and fallen bricks cover the street. On the right is a street lamp whose large central bulb has come off, and is on a bench in the foreground. ...