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"The Golden West" rotunda mural
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The mural, "The Golden West," depicting California's history in the 1880s, by artist Dean Cornwell. It is located on the north wall of the rotunda of Los Angeles Central Library and depicts those who won and kept the West. Photo dated: October 21, 1937.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 3612 4x5
Los Angeles Public Library
Central Library (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Libraries--California--Los Angeles
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cornwell, Dean,1892-1960

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