Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. Please refer to: http://library.lmu.edu/generalinformation/departments/digitallibraryprogram/copyrightandreproductionpolicy/
Black and white photograph of eight school children and a dog with Mary Julia Workman and an unidentified man standing outdoors at the beach, taken at the Brownson House picnic at Anaheim Landing in 1919. Born into a politically prominent Los Angeles family, Mary Julia Workman founded the Brownson House Settlement Association in 1901 and led it for 19 years. The Brownson House assisted underprivileged and immigrant families in the city, providing them with educational, vocational and social programs such as student clubs, Sunday school, dances, and sporting events. Brownson House was originally located in a rented cottage on Aliso St., but moved to a new facility on Jackson St. in late 1904 or early 1905. Anaheim landing, sometimes called Bay City and incorporated in 1915 under the name Seal Beach, was a popular seaside recreation area. The quiet water of the bay was well suited to swimming and rowboating, and during the early part of the 20th century, it was home to a seaside amusement park.
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
clloy_203 Workman Family Papers CSLA-9, Series 1: Mary Julia Workman, Box 2, Folder 2 http://digitalcollections.lmu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/catholic/id/51
Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.) Workman, Mary Julia, 1871-1964 Los Angeles, Calif Settlement houses--California--Los Angeles Social settlements--California--Los Angeles
Funding for a portion of this collection came from a Local History Digital Resource Project grant . The Local History Digital Resource Project is supported by the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. For more information, please visit: http://www.califa.org/lhdrp.php
Explore related content on Calisphere:
Collections containing your search results (None found)