Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives > Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Collectables > Will Rogers State Park near Santa Monica, California

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Title
Will Rogers State Park near Santa Monica, California
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1960
Contributing Institution
Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection
Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Collectables
Rights Information
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Description
The former ranch house of humorist Will Rogers became a State Historic Park in 1944. It is located in the Santa Monica Mountains in Palisades, California. On reverse: [printed] "A 186-acre park and ranch home of the late Will Rogers, contains many trophies, curious and works of art collected by the famous cowboy actor and humorist, over period of years." [in pen] "To give you the news of the hour. I've moved back to my former place- 169 Montery Blvd., Hermosa Beach. Glad to be back. That Loma Drive was strictly for the birds. I grew to loathe it. No comparison with where I now am. Love, Austin." Postmark: August 26, 1961.
Identifier
http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll18/id/1304
Subject
Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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