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La Brea Tar Pits dedication
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 370.
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

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