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El Portal site
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part 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
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1895
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph used for an article dated March 4, 1949; it reads, "Tiny palm sprout in front of porch of this building, the early Weddington ranch house, grew to be large enough to be lifted out with a steam shovel for groundbreaking for the El Portal theater in 1926. This house was built in the 80's, later was post office of Toluca before town became Lankershim."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Weddington, Fred--Family
Families--California--Los Angeles
Horse-drawn vehicles--California--Los Angeles
Horses--California--Los Angeles
Palms--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Pioneers--California--San Fernando Valley
Dwellings--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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