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Ferdinand Bain mansion
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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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Located on 90 acre La Lomita Ranch where Ferdinand Bain 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.
Flower garden at the back of the Ferdinand R. Bain southern-style mansion, a two-story brick residence with 12 rooms and servants quarters, completed in 1925. Photograph dated March 10, 1939.; See photos #00068312-00068340 for complete series on La Lomita Ranch.
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Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Bain, Ferdinand R.--Homes and haunts
Gardens--California--Palms (Los Angeles)
Garden walks--California--Los Angeles
La Lomita Ranch (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Palms (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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