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Youngsters on a tour into California history
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mission San Fernando Rey de Espan~a (originally La Misio´n del Sen~or Fernando, Rey de Espan~a) was the seventeenth mission built in Alto California. It was built in a quadrangle, similar to other missions. Founded by father Fermi´n Lasue´n on September 8, 1797 in Mission Hills, it is located on the former settlement of Encino Rancho. In 1999 is was added to the National Register of Historic Places-Building #71001076. It has also been dedicated as California Historic Landmark #157. It continues to serve as a parish church.
Photograph caption dated March 16, 1962 reads, "They are students from Village Christian Elementary School." Students are taking a tour at the Mission San Fernando Rey de Espan~a in California.; See images #00119816 through #00119819 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Village Christian Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.).--Students
San Fernando, Rey de Espan~a (Mission : San Fernando, Calif.)
Missions, Spanish--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
School children--California--Los Angeles
Balconies--California--Los Angeles
Chandeliers--California--Los Angeles
Catholic churches--California--Mission Hills (Los Angeles)
Pews--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Mission Hills (Los Angeles)
California Historical Landmarks
Mission Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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