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Title
View of Samson Tire and Rubber Co., view 2
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
View 2: Exterior view of Samson Tire and Rubber Company building, also called "The Citadel." An industrial office and manufacturing plant, built as a walled Babylonian (or Assyrian) city; modeled after famous ziggurats and fortified walls of the ancient city of Khorsabad. Priest-Kings and other creatures adorn the walls. Wording at top of building reads, "Home of U.S. tires." Two large signs hanging at the front of the building reads, "U.S. Royal Tires." Company is located at 5675 Telegraph Road, City of Commerce. In 1990, it became the Citadel Outlets. Date built: 1929-30. Architects: Morgan, Walls and Clements.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00040047
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Industries-Rubber and tire.; S-005-683.2 4x5
CARL0000043932
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/100400
Subject
Samson Tire and Rubber Company (Commerce, Calif.)
Commercial buildings--California--Commerce
Commerce (Calif.)
Morgan, Walls & Clements

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