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Buffums' in Long Beach
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Winstead Photo
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1920
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Buffums' was a high-end department store originating in Long Beach. This building, originally occupied by the Mercantile Company in 1904, became Buffums' in 1912. The three-story building at Pine and Broadway was enlarged to six stories in 1926.
Two large Buffums' signs on top of the department store advertise the store's presence on Pine Avenue and Broadway in Long Beach. The awnings on Pine Avenue shade the display windows. The store entrance is on the right of the six-story building but the store also occupies the smaller, three-story building.
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 24 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Long Beach-Shops and stores
Buffums' (Department Store)
Department stores--California--Long Beach
Stores & shops--California--Long Beach
Street-railroad tracks--California--Long Beach
Streets--California--Long Beach
Automobiles--California--Long Beach
Pedestrians--California--Long Beach
Lost architecture--California--Long Beach
Pine Avenue (Long Beach, Calif.)
Long Beach (Calif.)

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