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La Brea Rancho house
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project.; Gilmore Gasoline Co
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Exterior view of the Rancho La Brea adobe in June 1936. Located in the vicinity of 3rd Street and Fairfax Avenue, the adobe was built in 1852 by sheriff James Thompson, on land owned by Portuguese sailor Antonio Rocha. The home was later purchased by Earl B. Gilmore in 1901.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 48 4x5
Ranches--California--Los Angeles
Adobe houses--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
Rocha, Antonio,1791?-1840
La Brea Rancho (Calif.)
Gilmore, Earl B

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