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Title
Founders of New Chinatown
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Quillen, Harry
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
A plaque in New Chinatown "dedicated to Mr. Peter Soo Hoo and Mr. Herbert Lapham, co-founders of Chinatown, whose foresight and untiring efforts were largely responsible for the development and building of a finer Chinatown, upon which work was started February 1, 1937." Portraits of the two men are included.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00057549
Harry Quillen Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Chinatown.; A-010-242 4x5
CARL0000062176
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/120331
Subject
Soo Hoo, Peter
Lapham, Herbert
Plaques, plaquettes--California--Chinatown (Los Angeles)
Real estate development--California--Chinatown (Los Angeles)
Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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