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Title
Statue of former senator Stephen M. White (1853-1901), Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
December 4, 1935
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
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
The debate over where to relocate Stephen M. White's statue lies between Catalina Terminal in Wilmington Park or within the city of Los Angeles, where he fought his legal battles.
Photograph appears with the article, "Statue Site Considered," Los Angeles Times, 04 Dec 1935: A1.
The statue of Stephen M. White shows the man standing upright with his right arm raised, mounted atop a large pillar baring his birth and death years (1853-1901).
Text from negative sleeve: 4098 - Statue of Stephen M. White in front of old Courthouse 12-3-35 [stamped:] Dec 20 1935
Handwritten on negative: Statue of Stephen M. White 12-3-35
Text from newspaper caption: Standing before the partially demolished County Courthouse, this bronze statue of Senator Stephen M. White is the center of a controversy. At stake is the problem of where to re-erect the monument of the father of Los Angeles Harbor.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13108
ark:/21198/zz002hn7pj
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Monuments & memorials--California--Los Angeles
Sculpture--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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