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Fountain at South Pasadena High School
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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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View of the fountain of Erda, the Norse goddess of Earth and wisdom, located on the campus of South Pasadena High School (1401 Fremont Ave.) The sculptor, John Herron, was inspired by Richard Wagner's 'Ring' opera cycle. A partial view of one of the campus buildings is visible in the background. Before 1955, South Pasadena High School was known as South Pasadena-San Marino High School, serving both South Pasadena and San Marino. September 13, 1937.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 1540 4x5
South Pasadena High School (South Pasadena, Calif.)
Fountains--California--South Pasadena
Statues--California--South Pasadena
High schools--California--South Pasadena
High school buildings--California--South Pasadena
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
South Pasadena (Calif.)
Herron, John

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