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Ventura School for Girls, Ventura, 1921
Watson, George R., 1892-1977
Date Created and/or Issued
March 1, 1921
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.
Related to the article “Girls Plotted to Burn Whole School, Escape. Ventura Revolt Laid to Hearst’s Attacks on Institution; Mutiny is Quelled, But More Girls Get Away.” Los Angeles Times, 2 Mar. 1921
The Ventura School for Girls was established as a correctional facility in 1913, housing girls formerly incarcerated at the Whittier State Reformatory, and in 1962 was moved to Camarillo as part of the California Youth Authority. The location is in northwestern Ventura, later the site of Vista Del Mar Hospital.
Two buildings at the Ventura School for Girls, with walkway and porch with square columns at center, 2-story brick building with barred windows at left, 1-story stone or marble building at right, with chairs on porch, palm trees in left and right foreground
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: California State School for Girls
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Prison riots--California--Ventura
Ventura School for Girls (Ventura, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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