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Collection of Inglewood Local History Photographs

Owning Institution: Inglewood Public Library

About this Collection

The Inglewood Public Library's photograph collection includes images of historical interest to the City of Inglewood and surrounding areas. Images, dating from the 1800's to 2008, document public, residential and commercial buildings, including businesses, schools, churches, fire and police department facilities, theaters, such as Fox Theater, and the public library; street scenes; neighborhoods; art in Inglewood, such as the History of Transportation Mural; groups and family portraits; annual events, such as Centinela Days and the Inglewood Christmas Parade; adobe house, such as the Centinela Adobe; natural disasters, such as the 1920 Inglewood Earthquake and the 1994 Northridge Earthquake; sport and recreation facilities, such as Hollywood Park Race Track and The Great Western Forum. Formats include aerial photographs. Photographs primarily document city life and commercial activities. View collection guide.

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