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La Lomita Ranch, Palms
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The La Lomita Ranch was owned by Ferndiand Bain, who raised Jerseys. The property also included 3 frame cottages, barn, milk shed and storage buildings. Mr. Bain was also president of the Southern Counties Gas Co. In 1939, Paramount Pictures bought the property for a new studio. The property was acquired by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1945. On April 1, 1946, they opened an elementary school, Notre Dame Academy Elementary School, on the site. Initially, the school had only three grades; however, the following September more sisters joined the faculty and the school grew to have a Grade 1-6 configuration. In September 1949, the high school opened.
Looking west on National Boulevard with the La Lomita Ranch, a dairy farm in the Palms area of Los Angeles, on the right. It is a rural setting with a line of houses, right, in haze on the horizon. Photograph dated March 10-15, 1939.; See photos #00068312-00068340 for complete series on La Lomita Ranch.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Bain, Ferdinand R.--Homes and haunts
Pastures--California--Los Angeles
Dairy farms--California--Los Angeles
Roads--California--Palms (Los Angeles)
La Lomita Ranch (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Palms (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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