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Curtis L. Gomez passes away after a battle with an illness, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
February 1936
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 Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Land Official's Death Laid To Grief For Son," Los Angeles Times, 23 Feb 1936: 9.
The photograph is of another photograph that shows Gomez leaning against a fence. Another man is standing beside him, but his face and much of his body is obscured by a strip of tape that says "CURTIS S GOMEZ".
After struggling with an illness for many months, Curtis L. Gomez passed away in his home at 2345 West Twentieth Street. His son Louis Gomez, who had passed away ten days ago, was thought to contribute to his sickness through the grief that it brought him. Mr. Gomez and his wife moved to Los Angeles in 1910, where he was associated with the organization of the Colorado River Land Company until five months ago, when ill health forced him to retire.
Text from negative sleeve: 3813 - Curtis L.? S. Gomez (Copy) deceased 25 yrs as sec'y + Mex. rep. of Colorado River Land Co. [stamped:] Feb 28 1936
Handwritten on negative: CURTIS S GOMEZ
Text from newspaper caption: Curtis L. Gomez
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Colorado River Land Company (Baja California, Mexico)
Gomez, Curtis L., 1878-1936
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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