Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964; Catholic Charities USA;
A letter dated February 2, 1911 to Mary J. Workman from William White typed on letterhead of "Supervisor of Catholic Charities, 98 Richards Street, Brooklyn, N.Y." White writes that he is sending three copies of an address given at an earlier...
Universities and colleges--Faculty; College presidents--California--Los Angeles; Jesuits
A black-and-white photograph of the Jesuit faculty arranged in two rows, 13 in total. From handwriting on back of photo, standing in the back row are Bud Reegan, Quevedo, Spacick, B. Hubbard, J. Henry, A. Whelan, and one more faculty member; front...
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."
Reparations; Claims; Water-supply--New York (State)--New York; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
Reparations; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Shapiro & Beitler; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
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.
Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; Roads--California--Los Angeles; Civic centers--California--Los Angeles;
Front of Los Angeles County Courthouse from the corner of Grand and First Streets, looking south on First toward City Hall; automobiles; traffic lights; streetlights; people walking; trees and shrubbery; flag of California on flagpole in front of...
Prisoners of war; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; Dockweiler, Edward Vincent, 1901-1961; Dockweiler, Isidore B. (Isidore Bernard), 1867-1947; Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976
Probably a business transaction in an alley between a Jewish man and a Chinese street merchant with a shoulder pole. The English and Chinese sign of "J. Y. Thomson, Tai Fu Lu" is on the wall in the background.
A display of documents, maps, and photographs on the wall. An exhibit poster with the Star of David reads: "8 Years Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, organized by YIVO, 26 Oct. - 1 Nov. 1947, at the S.J.Y.A. [Shanghai Jewish Youth Association] School."