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Title
Chávez Ravine housing protest
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1951
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Forty irate women property owners protest to Mayor Fletcher Bowron over the impending loss of their homes in Chávez Ravine for a housing project. Bowron is shown telling the "dear ladies" how his hands are tied, but his sympathies are with them. Photo date: May 12, 1951.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00041361
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 10235; HE-002-012 4x5
CARL0000045170
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/12974
Subject
Bowron, Fletcher,--1887-1968
Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, California
Housing--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles
Eviction--California--Los Angeles
Chávez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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