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Title
History of Transportation Mural
Creator
Kinoshita, Lidia
Date Created and/or Issued
2008 January 12
Publication Information
Inglewood Public Library
Contributing Institution
Inglewood Public Library
Collection
Collection of Inglewood Local History Photographs
Rights Information
Unknown
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Description
Photograph of History of Transportation Mural, created in 1940 with support from the WPA (Works Progress Administration). The spectacular petrachrome mural wall, (8 feet high and 24l feet long) was designed by Helen Lundeberg with the assistance of Donald Totten. The mural depicts a parade of life-size figures beginning with the early Native Americans and Spanish horsemen to the pre-World War II period of turbo-prop planes. Dedication plaque inscription in foreground reads "History of Transportation erected in 1940 by City of Inglewood in memory of the pioneers of Centinela Valley."
Type
image
Format
1 color photographic print; 4 x 6 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt2k4024s3
cing_180
Language
English
Subject
Murals--California--Inglewood
Public art--California--Inglewood
Transportation--History
Mural painting and decoration--California--Inglewood
Art, Modern--20th century--California--Inglewood
Lundeberg, Helen, 1908-1999. History of Transporation
Totten, Donald Cecil
Place
Inglewood (Calif.)

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