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One of the founders of the 1903 "Mechanics' Institute" Fred L. Alles, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 6, 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.
Veteran editor, printer and publisher of 53 years Fred L. Alles reminisces about the founding of the "Mechanics' Institute" in 1903 as wreckers demolish the Southwest Building, home of the Chamber of Commerce.
Photograph appears with the article, "Early Days Recalled," Los Angeles Times, 06 Apr 1936: A3.
Fred L. Alles holds in front of him a bond of $1000 from the Mechanic Institute of Los Angeles.
Handwritten on negative: Fred L. Alles 4/2/36
Text from negative sleeve: 4622 - Fred L. Alles Co/C Bond 4/2/36 [stamped:] Apr 9 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Fred L. Alles, pioneer Los Angeles printer and publisher, displays one of the Mechanic Institute bonds with which the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce was financed thirty-three years ago.
b&w nitrate negative
History--California--Los Angeles
Older people--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Alles, Frederick Lind, 1851-1945
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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