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Title
Howard Supply Company, Santa Fe Avenue and 51st Street, looking northwest
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Howard Supply Company was founded by Harold Howard back in 1937. The company grew from the original location to include thirteen stores stretching from Los Angeles to the San Francisco Bay area. Their first printed catalog appeared in 1954, contained 844 pages and was considered "the source book" for information and ordering of supplies. In 1977 Republic Steel Corporation purchased Howard Supply from the late Mr. Howard's family and that company became a division of Republic Supply Company. In 1983, Republic Steel and LTV Steel merged. Howard Supply Company was spun off from Republic Supply in 1987 and continues today under the same ownership. In October 2000 the company completed the acquisition of E&H Industrial Supplies, Inc. and in September 2001, it completed the acquisition of Justis Supply & Machine.
Aerial view of Howard Supply Company, located at 5125 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Vernon; view is looking northwest. Santa Fe Avenue is horizontally just below center; 51st Street is middle right to top left; numerous warehouses are seen throughout. Photograph dated September 26, 1957.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00093621
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 415-2
CARL0005079229
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/6178
Subject
Industrial facilities--California--Vernon
Industrial sites--California--Vernon
Warehouses--California--Vernon
Industries--California--Vernon
Streets--California--Vernon
Vernon (Calif.)--Aerial views
Vernon (Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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