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Title
Bird's eye view of Soldiers' Home, Santa Monica Cal
Creator
Rile, H. F., 1860-1949
Date Created and/or Issued
not before 1888
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of the Soldiers' Home, a care home for disabled veterans opened in 1888. This view shows buildings, grounds and an American Flag at center.
"49. Bird's eye view of Soldiers Home, Santa Monica Cal."--text, on item. "Pacific Photograph Gallery. On the beach at Santa Monica, Calif. ... H.F. Rile."--text, advertisement on verso. Title transcribed from item; date devised by cataloger based on the history of the facility: The Pacific Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, a domicile and hospital for Union veterans of the Civil War, opened west of Los Angeles in 1888 on land donated by real-estate developers. Senator John Jones of Santa Monica helped develop the facility. (- Source: "The Soldiers’ City: Sawtelle, California, 1897–1922" by Cheryl L. Wilkinson, Southern Calif. Quarterly, Vol. 95 No. 2, Summer 2013)
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; mount 13 x 20.5 cm
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19537
Subject
Soldiers homes
Veterans--California
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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