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Governor Young and John C. Austin at groundbreaking ceremony for State Building, Los Angeles, 1930
Date Created and/or Issued
August 21, 1930
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Governor C. C. Young (far right) and John C. Austin (center) joined officials during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new State Building on First and Spring streets. A sign in the background estimates the cost of the construction to be $1,250,000.
This photograph appears with the article, “State Building Ground Broken,” Los Angeles Times, 22 Aug 1930: A1.
Text from newspaper caption: Earth Turned for Administrative Structure; Notables Join in Impressive Program. Above—Scene at groundbreaking ceremony for State Building at First and Spring streets. Below—Gov. Young (right) and John C. Augustin (center) turn first shovels of earth at site.
Text from negative sleeve: Los Angeles Buildings, State Bldg. Groundbreak X
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Governors--American--California--Los Angeles
Austin, John C. W. (John Corneby Wilson), 1870-1963
Young, C. C. (Clement Calhoun), 1869-1947
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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