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Title
Quiet, friendly and charming...that's Carlsbad
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Bylin, James E
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1963
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
Carlsbad, California is a seaside resort community located in Northern San Diego County. One of the city's founders, Capt. John Frazier, discovered mineral water in 1882 when he drilled a well for his farm near the beach. The alkaline mineral water cured a stomach ailment he had suffered with for years. The water was chemically very similar to the healing spring mineral waters found in a famous European spa resort that was at that time called Karlsbad, in Bohemia. Today, the city is Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, and is still famous for its therapeutic spas. After falling into disrepair, the well was restored and now can be seen in front of the Carlsbad Mineral Water Spa.
Photograph caption dated October 3, 1963 reads "Spa remembered." The article partially reads "There's a small garden-monument in Carlsbad honoring the community's namesake, a noted spa in Czechoslovakia." Pictured is a gazebo surrounding a well, nestled among trees.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00120710
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d024_f22_i31
CARL0005392294
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/53806
Subject
Trees--California--Carlsbad
Gazebos--California--Carlsbad
Wells--California--Carlsbad
Carlsbad (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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