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Title
Vernon Branch Library
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 196-?]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Exterior view of the Vernon Branch Library, 4504 South Central Avenue which was built in 1915 with a Carnegie grant totaling $35,000 and designed by Charles H. Kysor & Charles H. Biggar in the Classical Revival style. It had an open air reading room that could be converted into a closed room by means of a sliding sash. The library replaced a library delivery station that had been maintained by neighborhood residents since 1901. In 1974, this building was demolished after it had suffered significant damage in the 1971 earthquake. Photograph dated March 30, 1928.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00086110
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Libraries-LAPL-Branches-Vernon
CARL0004795158
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/113383
Subject
Los Angeles Public Library.--Vernon Branch
Branch libraries--California--Los Angeles
Library buildings--California--Los Angeles
Public libraries--California--Los Angeles
Carnegie libraries--California--Los Angeles
Kysor & Biggar

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