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Edla Muir portrait
Edla Muir, architect
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1935
Publication Information
Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design and Architecture Museum
Edla Muir (1906-1971)
Rights Information
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This portrait was taken of Muir in 1935, soon after she passed her licensing exam to become a licensed architect. She had worked in the John Byers office for seven years and was eligible to take the exam through the apprenticeship track, as opposed to going to architecture school and receiving a degree. Muir continued to work with Byers until 1942; she was in charge of all designs and the office, including other draftspeople and architects.
Los Angeles, Calif.
Edla Muir papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

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