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Title
Know Your City No.7 Mary Andrews Clark Memorial House
Date Created and/or Issued
November 24, 1955
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4760
Description
ANSWER: The impressive structure in the photo is the Mary Andrews Clark Memorial, a residence for working girls at 306 Loma Drive, at the corner of W 3rd St. Remember? It was built as a "living memorial" to his mother by Sen. Clark, the Montana "copper king."
Declared Historic-Cultural Monument #158 by the City of Los Angeles in 1976.
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO.7 -- A man's home may be his castle. But no men in this castle. Just for a stopper, this place of stone was built with copper. Strangely enough, those who live here worry about pay checks. Answer on Page 34, Part ll.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b257_95950AG
ark:/21198/zz0002t4d2
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Landmarks
Historic buildings--California--Los Angeles County
Boardinghouses--California--Los Angeles
Young Women's Christian Association (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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