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Officials view a pit at the dedication of the new museum facilities at La Brea. "At dedication of La Brea Tar Pits. Leaders are shown at civic ceremony marking completion of the first unit of La Brea Pits in Hancock Park. Left to right, Dr. J.H. Breasted jr. of L. A. Museum, Ed Rimpau, president of Miracle Mile Association; Chester W. Stock, chief curator of sciences at museum; A.W. Ross, realtor; Supervisor Roger W. Jessup; Supervisor John Anson Ford; William H. Schuchardt [president of the board of governors of the County Museum]". Photo dated: Oct. 8, 1949.
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Ford, John Anson Jessup, Roger W.,--1889-1971 Breasted, James H Rimpau, Ed Ross, A.W Schuchardt, William H George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries Building dedications--California--Los Angeles Science museums--California--Los Angeles Fossils--California--Los Angeles La Brea Pits (Calif.) Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park) Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs