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Title
Children playing on the beach in front of an oil field, Playa del Rey
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of children playing on the beach in front of an oil field, Playa del Rey, [s.d.]. The wide, sandy beach runs from the foreground to the background at center. The ocean can be seen at left, while dozens of oil derricks are visible in the background at right. A row of wooden buildings lines the beach at right. Several small children can be seen playing on the sand and in the shallow water in the foreground.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photonegative, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
chs-m24018 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-48583
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m24018
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-48583.jpg
Subject
Petroleum industry and trade
Oil well drilling rigs
Pacific Ocean
Oil fields
Place
California
Los Angeles
Playa del Rey
USA
Source
48583 [Identifying number]
CHS-48583 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m15009

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