Electronically digitized by the Palos Verdes Library District from the Palos Verdes Library Local History Room Photo Collection. Copyright status must be investigated before publishing or commercial use. To obtain permission and images for publication purposes please contact the Palos Verdes Library District.
Image shows school student Josephine Kerr, planting a tree in the patio area of Malaga Cove School, with a group of students and principal Edith Perry, visible at far left, standing behind the planter. Ms. Kerr, a sixth grade student and president of the student council, shovels in dirt around the tree's base. The school's tower is visible in background. As reported in the Palos Verdes Bulletin (May 1926, p. 2), "The children of Palos Verdes, their parents, teachers and friends, aided by members of the Board of Education, celebrated Arbor Day on April 20th, by planting Oriental Plane Trees on the Malaga Cove School grounds." Date Built: 1925 Photo Source: Palos Verdes Homes Association PVH building permit #49; two prints available; one copy print by Robert C. Schaeffer, Palos Verdes Estates.
1 photographic print (b/w); 7.25 x 9.25 in.
pvld:2285 bar code: 000030726 negative number: 512
Perry, Edith (1891-1994) Schools--California--Palos Verdes Estates Arbor Day Tree planting Kerr, Josephine