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McGroarty Home
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The McGroarty Home was built by John Steven McGroarty, poet, journalist, playwright, historian, politician, and Tujunga's first mayor. It is located at 7570 McGroarty Terrace, Tujunga. It was declared a Historical-Cultural Monument on February 4, 1970 and became the McGroarty Arts Center in 1974.
Frances Muir Pomeroy of North Hollywood, chief historian of the San Fernando Valley, is seen talking about the progress being made in preserving the McGroarty home in Tujunga as an historical shrine. The headline on the newspaper she is holding reads, "Poet McGroarty's Hilltop Home Harbors Many Memories." Photograph dated August 21, 1946.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Pomeroy, Frances Muir
McGroarty, John Steven,--1862-1944
McGroarty, John Steven,--1862-1944--Homes and haunts
McGroarty Arts Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
American newspapers--Headlines
American newspapers
Women--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Tujunga (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Tujunga (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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