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Photograph of the La Brea tar pits, 1927. A large tar bog be seen in the foreground, covered with marshland vegetation. The tin roof of what appears to be a sinking building can be seen in the background, at left. Dozens of oil derricks can be seen in the distance, as well as a few trees and utility lines. The lower central portion of the negative appears damaged.
1 photograph : negative, b&w 13 x 18 cm. negatives (photographic) photographs
chs-m30365 [Legacy record ID] CHS-36948 http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m30365 http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-36948.jpg
California Los Angeles USA
36948 [Accession number] CHS-36948 [Call number] California Historical Society [Contributing entity]