Parks--California--Los Angeles; Hospitals--California--Los Angeles; Boats and boating--California--Los Angeles
View overlooking a lake at Hollenbeck Park, with the Santa Fe Hospital in the distance. Several visitors paddle canoes across the waterway, with more watching from the shore, or on a bridge over the lake.
View of the grand lagoon in Venice, California looking toward the south. Tourists ride in a gondola on the lagoon. Four empty rowboats appear on the right side of the image. The Race thru the Clouds roller coaster appears on the bank of the lagoon.
View of Broadway looking south from 7th Street, the Bullock's Department Store is shown on the left. Other notable historic places depicted here include the Clifton's Cafeteria and the Orpheum Theatre.
Canals--California--Los Angeles; Gondolas--California--Los Angeles; Footbridges--California--Los Angeles; Dwellings--California--Los Angeles; Boats and boating--California--Los Angeles
View of a canal, Venice, California looking towards the northeast. Several boats and a gondola are on the same canal. An arched footbridge crosses the canal. Tourist cabins appear on the right side of the image. Although this postard is labeled...
Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943; Dockweiler, Henry Isidore; Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1892-1976;
Two carbon copies of a letter from an unidentified sender, possibly Henry Isidore Dockweiler, to J. Paul Getty, requesting a donation that had been discussed at an earlier date, toward John Francis Dockweiler's campaign to become Governor of...
Real property--Purchasing--United States; Ransom, Abe; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
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."
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.