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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mission San Fernando Rey de Espan~a (originally La Misio´n del Sen~or Fernando, Rey de Espan~a) was the seventeenth mission built in Alto California. It was built in a quadrangle, similar to other missions. Founded by father Fermi´n Lasue´n on September 8, 1797 in Mission Hills, it is located on the former settlement of Encino Rancho. In 1999 is was added to the National Register of Historic Places-Building #71001076. It has also been dedicated as California Historic Landmark #157. It continues to serve as a parish church.
Photograph caption dated June 5, 1961 reads, "Fiestas drew crowds during the weekend at San Fernando Mission, top, where blessing of fruits and flowers opened week-long San Fernando celebration."; See images #00119813 through #00119815 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
San Fernando, Rey de Espan~a (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.)
Missions, Spanish--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
Acolytes--California--Los Angeles
Ceremonial objects--California--Los Angeles
Crosses--California--Los Angeles
Crucifixes--California--Los Angeles
Fruit--California--Los Angeles
Baskets--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Mission Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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