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Title
Whittier College
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Creator
Burt, Burton O
Date Created and/or Issued
1939
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Exterior view of Mendenhall on the campus of Whittier College. A sign indicates that the building houses the administrative offices and library. In 1887, the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) established the town of Whittier and the Whittier Academy. Over time the academy evolved into Whittier College, which was chartered by the State of California in 1901 with a student body of 25. Photo dated: June 21, 1939.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00065369
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA B-6091 4x5; WPA 4249 4x5
CARL0000069586
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2723
Subject
Whittier College (Whittier, Calif.)
Whittier College (Whittier, Calif.).--Mendenhall
Universities and colleges--California--Whittier
College buildings--California--Whittier
Whittier (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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