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Title
Will Rogers Memorial Park
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Milton, Don
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1924
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
View of steps located in Will Rogers Memorial Park, located at 9650 Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills. In the background, a partial view of the Beverly Hills Hotel is visible. The park, originally known as Sunset Park, opened in 1915 and was the city's the first municipal park. A few years later in 1926, celebrity Will Rogers was appointed the first "Honorary Mayor" of Beverly Hills. As a tribute to Rogers' commitment to the city, Beverly Hills renamed the park, 'Will Rogers Memorial Park', in 1952.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00019487
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Beverly Hills-Parks-Will Rogers Memorial Park.; A-008-573 4x5; S-001-321 8x10
CARL0000023071
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/88815
Subject
Beverly Hills Hotel
Hotels--California--Beverly Hills
Parks--California--Beverly Hills
Will Rogers Memorial Park (Beverly Hills, Calif.)
Beverly Hills (Calif.)

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