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Title
Downtown Taft
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Looking west from S. 10th Street (foreground) over downtown Taft, showing the commercial district and surrounding residences. The main streets from left to right are: Lucard Street (left of the two storage tanks), Kern Street, also known as West Side Hwy, North Street, Center Street, and Main Street. The landmark Fox Theatre (center) is located at 514 Center Street. A few oil derricks are seen in the background around what is now the site of the Taft-Kern County Airport. Photograph dated March 5, 1955.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00088716
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
GPC_b20_f5_i6-6a; KHAF 143-28
CARL0004938465
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4432
Subject
Streets--California--Taft
Oil well drilling rigs--California--Taft
Central business districts--California--Taft
Taft (Calif.)
Taft (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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