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Patrons in the History Room at the Central Library, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa June 1935]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The Los Angeles Central Library is located at 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Same as image ark no. 21198/zz002dfm13
Related to the Los Angeles Times Feature: Reading Rooms Popular With Many During Winter Months [Los Angeles Times, 9/27/1937]
The murals were originally installed in the Hope-street tunnel (1928), and moved to the History Room (1930), which became the Children's Literature Department during a major renovation (1988-93).
Patrons in the large History Room at the Los Angeles Public Library with wooden tables and chairs, tall lamps, Albert Herter's California History murals on 2 walls, a marble chequerboard floor and a painted wood beam ceiling.
This photograph appears with the article, "The Best Things in Life Are Free," Los Angeles Times, 16 Jun. 1935: I11.
Text from negative sleeve: Public Library, newspaper reading files. 9391. 9/15/37. [stamped:] SEP 23, 1937.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Libraries--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Public Library. Central Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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