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Title
View of Spring Street, looking north from First Street, Los Angeles, ca.1870-1880
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1870/1880
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 (streetscape, horizontal photography) of a view of Spring Street, looking north from First Street, Los Angeles, ca.1870-1880. A majority of the buildings are at least three-stories tall. The street is busy with pedestrian and carriage traffic. Horse-drawn carriages are occupying most of the parking spots available along the curbs. Several streetcars are traveling down the street. Picture file card reads: "Old City Hall on left corner of Franklin St. On right, Strelitz building, site of City Hall for one year."
Legible signs include: "[furni]ture & carpets", "[...] music store", "Pacific Restaurant and Oyster Parlors", "[Pe]ople's Store", "D.C. Roberts", "billiard hall", "H.J[...], wholesale, gro[cer ...], "Dobins[...] Real Es[tate]", "H.J. Woolacot fine liquors".
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photoprint, glass photonegative, b&w
26 x 21 cm.
glass plate negatives
photographs
Identifier
chs-m747
USC-1-1-1-748 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-5479
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m747
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-5479.jpg
Subject
Los Angeles--Streets--Spring Street--North of 1st
Spring Street
Streets
Stores, Retail
Buildings
Carriages and carts
Street-railroads
Roadways
Time Period
circa 1870/1880
Place
-118.24174,34.05501
-118.24234,34.05405
-118.24352,34.05276
-118.24252,34.05419
California
Downtown Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Spring Street & 1st Street
USA
Source
1-9-63; 1-120-19 [Microfiche number]
5479 [Accession number]
CHS-5479 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
isla id: S-87 [Identifying number]
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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