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Title
La Puente, panoramic view
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1910]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Panoramic view of La Puente, revealing the large agricultural fields with a few residences scattered throughout the background.; Despite La Puente's fairly recent incorporation in 1956, the community is recorded to have begun in the 1840s when European settlers arrived at the 48,000 acre Rancho La Puente. The name's history goes back to Gaspar de Portola`'s 1769 expedition, when members of the team built a bridge (Puente) over San Jose Creek, during a survey of the land for Spain. In old Spanish, Puente followed the feminine artcle La, whereas nowdays, the noun follows El, hence "La Puente" instead of El Puente.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00074107
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
S-004-041 4x5; La Puente-Views, Panoramic.
CARL0000077264
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115097
Subject
Agriculture--California--La Puente
Dwellings--California--La Puente
Panoramic views
La Puente (Calif.)

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