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Title
Whittier College
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Exterior view of Founder's Hall, Whittier College, with a lawn and trees in the foreground. This was the college's original building. In 1887, the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) established the town of Whittier and the Whittier Academy. Over time the academy evolved into Whittier College, which was chartered by the State of California in 1901 with a student body of 25.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00064860
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA B-2110 4x5
CARL0000068689
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2536
Subject
Whittier College (Whittier, Calif.)
Universities and colleges--California--Whittier
Lawns--California--Whittier
Whittier (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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