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Title
Cornerstone of old County Courthouse being opened, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
May 12, 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
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.
One of the cornerstones of the old County Courthouse, which was located on the corner of Temple and Broadway, was opened to reveal a box from 1888 when the foundation was laid. Among the contents was an eight-page issue of the Los Angeles Times. The ceremony was led by Marshall Stimson, president of the Historical Society of Southern California, and Joseph Mesmer, president of the Pioneer Society.
A different photograph from the same occasion appears with the article, “Courthouse Seal Opened,” Los Angeles Times, 13 May 1936: A1, 5.
Four unidentified workmen remove the top stone of the cornerstone that belongs to the old County Courthouse.
Text from negative sleeve: 4787—Opening Old Court House cornerstone
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14026
ark:/21198/zz002j7j6p
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Cornerstones--California--Los Angeles
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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