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Pico House and Merced Theater, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Los Angeles, 1929
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Bartlett, Adelbert, 1887-1966 (photographer)
Pico House (Los Angeles, Calif.) (subject)
Merced Theater (Los Angeles, Calif.) (subject)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Bartlett (Adelbert) Papers
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Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2022 - 2023 Old Pico House, Los Angeles. 213R1694, 4, TLW. Photo by Adelbert Bartlett, 535 15th Street, Santa Monica, Calif. Still standing, opposite the Plaza is the old Pico House, now the National Hotel, which served as the city's most elaborate hostelery a half century ago. It was the terminus of the Los Angeles-San Francisco six horse stages before the railways. To the extreme right of the hotel is the first theater, the Merced, opened in 1870 in Los Angeles.
Handwritten at edge of negative: 2022 1929 NATIONAL HOTEL - OLD PICO HOUSE
Street view of Pico House, 3-story hotel, with Main Street, street railroad tracks, pedestrians, and parked cars in foreground, sign reading National Hotel, and Merced Theater and other buildings at right. Other business signs include: El Paso Lunch Room; Barberia Mexicana; Orfila and Beach Employment Agency; Karl's Shoes, Kustom Made; Yama Grocery; Pasajes a Todas Partes, Pickwick Stages; Signs; Second-Hand Furniture; Banos
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
1 photographic negative
No linguistic content
Hotels -- California -- Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles
Adelbert Bartlett Papers. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA
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