Items were selected from the holdings of Glendale Public Library's Special Collections and files at Brand Library & Art Center. Of particular interest are photographs that depict Leslie C. Brand and his family while he was still living in El Miradero, images of the rooms within the mansion, and scenic views of the property. Leslie C. Brand was an early developer of business and banking, and became a major figure in the settlement and economic growth of Glendale and the area. The collection also includes photographs and documenation related to Mr. and Mrs. Brand's funeral, the Brand family cemetery, the Brand Lodge, Brand's 1921 fly-in party, his airfield and airplanes, his automobiles, and his camp in Mono Lake. The collection also incudes photographs of the Brand Library and Park that were created from his home and property deeded to the City of Glendale.
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