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Title
Building wiped out
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
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
San Fernando High School, originally called San Fernando Union High School, was established in 1896 and is one of the oldest high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The school was originally located on Fifth and Hager Streets in the City of San Fernando. In 1906, the school moved to a new campus at 130 North Brand Boulevard, the present day location of San Fernando Middle School. San Fernando High School moved again in 1952, to its present location in Pacoima.
Photograph caption dated April 21, 1955 reads "Old 'C' building, constructed in 1906 on grounds of former high school in San Fernando, has been demolished. Above is view of cellar and ruins of structure that was familiar meeting place of hundreds of students. Site will be cleared and converted into assembly and play area for junior high students. In background is administration building." San Fernando Middle School is located at 130 North Brand Boulevard in San Fernando.; See images #00142133 through #00142134 for all photos in this series.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00142133
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d050_f24_i28
CARL0005734056
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/70805
Subject
San Fernando Middle School (San Fernando, Calif.)
Men--California--San Fernando
Construction workers--California--San Fernando
Construction and demolition debris--California--San Fernando
Middle schools--California--San Fernando
Schools--California--San Fernando
School buildings--California--San Fernando
Lost architecture--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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