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Title
Puente businesses
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Five men are seen standing outside of a business called "McCaige & Klotzly" in downtown Puente. An automobile is parked outside of the neighboring storefront, which is not identified.; Despite La Puente's fairly recent incorporation in 1956, the community is recorded to have begun in the 1840s when European settlers arrived at the 48,000 acre Rancho La Puente. The name's history goes back to Gaspar de Portola`'s 1769 expedition, when members of the team built a bridge (Puente) over San Jose Creek, during a survey of the land for Spain. In old Spanish, Puente followed the feminine artcle La, whereas nowdays, the noun follows El, hence "La Puente" instead of El Puente.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00074098
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
La Puente-Shops and stores.; S-004-032 4x5
CARL0000077282
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115111
Subject
Storefronts--California--La Puente
Stores & shops--California--La Puente
La Puente (Calif.)

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