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Sanchez adobe in Glendale
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Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
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Federal Writers' Project
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The adobe was built by Tomas Sanchez, sheriff of L.A. County, in 1849 on Rancho San Rafael land owned by Fernando and Rafaela Verdugo. It stands in a city park and is now furnished with furniture, cooking utensils and other relics of its time.
Exterior view of the Tomas Sanchez adobe, La Casa Adobe de San Rafael, Glendale, in June 1936, following restoration in 1932. The photo shows its Monterey-style corridor (covered porch).
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 32; 4x5
Adobe houses--California--Glendale
Historic sites--California--Glendale
Glendale (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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