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Title
Groundbreaking ceremony for Watts City Hall, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 16, 1936
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
A large crowd gathers around construction vehicles at the ground breaking ceremony for a new civic building in Watts.
Groundbreaking ceremonies took place at the future site of a new civic building in Watts, on 1519 One Hundred and Third street, on January 16, 1936.
Text from negative sleeve: 3259 --- Councilman Buyers, Emily Vincent, Paul G. Ritter, Mayor Shaw, Otto B. Frank, Ground Breaking Watts City Hall 1-16-36 [stamped:] JAN 19 1936 JAN 21 1936
Handwritten on negative: Ground Breaking Watts City Hall
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_12132
ark:/21198/zz002h849g
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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