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Title
Elizabeth Opper Erbes
Publication Information
Thousand Oaks Library
Contributing Institution
Thousand Oaks Library
Collection
Local History Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Public domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Handwritten note on back, "Elizabeth Opper Erbes, mother, came to Hollywood (acutally, the Cahuenga Valley, then) in 1876. Ernest was born in Iowa - 1875. Elizabeth was widowed in 1889 when "Billy" was six weeks old. Nine children = eight boys and one girl, Lydia." Written in pen. Copy may have been written by Phyllis Vaniman, daughter of Lydia." A studio portrait (platinotype) of Elizabeth Oppa Erbes, mother of Ernest and Otto Erbes. The Erbes brothers were early settlers in the Thousand Oaks area.
Type
image
Format
1 print : b&w ; 5x7 in.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/c8w093ww
CTO_068
LHP00425
Subject
Erbes, Elizabeth (Opper)
Women
Pioneers
Place
Thousand Oaks (Calif.)

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