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Title
Garden of Meditation at Clifton's "Pacific Seas" Cafeteria
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Stewart, Lucille
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1945
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.
Clifford Clinton, founder of the Clifton's chain, opened L.A.'s first cafeteria, The Cafeteria of the Golden Rule. In 1939, the cafeteria was transformed into the Pacific Seas and redecorated in a Polynesian motif with floral wallpaper, fake flowers and palm trees, baskets, and the Rain Hut. The restaurant, located at 618 S. Olive Street, closed in 1960 and was later razed.
Dressed in a period costume, Mabel Anderson (left) and Inez Harrison stop near what appears to be a hanging incense holder in the Garden of Meditation at Clifton's Pacific Seas Cafeteria.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00088341
Lucille Stewart Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b12_f2_i13; GPC_b12_f2_i13_N
CARL0005008593
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/123644
Subject
Clinton's Restaurants Inc. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Cafeterias--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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