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Title
Exterior view of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Building on Broadway between First and Second Streets, ca.1901-1911
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1901/1911
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Building, on Broadway between First Street and Second Street, ca.1901-1911. The cornerstone was laid on 28 May 1903. The 7-story brick and stone building has an American flag flying from the roof and a fire escape down the right front of the structure. There are commercial establishments on the ground floor. A man stands on the sidewalk looking into a store front. A bicycle is parked along the curb. Street car rails are visible in the street.
Legible signs include: "Chamber of Commerce", "Maier & Zobeleim, Pilsner Beer", "Allan Hunter, Eagle Stables", "Inner Americana, Temple Auditorium, Wednesday night, May 24", "124, Consolidated Bank", "126, Wait a week for new Huntington Beach t[...], lots $150 and [...], make your reservations, A[...], Blicker & Shoemaker, general real estate [...]ers", "Spring Street [...] store about June 20", "The Herald, How far will the squirrel travel", "The Waldo[...], bottled in bond g[...]".
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photoprint, glass photonegative, b&w
25 x 20 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m2125
USC-1-1-1-2185 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-2458
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m2125
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-2458.jpg
Subject
Architecture
Los Angeles--Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Broadway
Buildings
Time Period
circa 1901/1911
Place
126 South Broadway
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
1-2-28 [Microfiche number]
2458 [Accession number]
CHS-2458 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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