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Title
Samson Tire and Rubber Co., aerial view
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Kopec Photo
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Aerial view of Samson Tire and Rubber Company building, also called "The Citadel." An industrial office and manufacturing plant, built as a walled Babylonian (or Assyrian) city; modeled after famous ziggurats and fortified walls of the ancient city of Khorsabad. Priest-Kings and other creatures adorn the walls. Building is located at 5675 Telegraph Road, in City of Commerce. In 1990, it became the Citadel Outlets. Date built: 1929-30. Architects: Morgan, Walls and Clements.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00040062
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Industries-Rubber and tire.; S-000-975 4x5
CARL0000043937
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/100404
Subject
Samson Tire and Rubber Company (Commerce, Calif.)
Tire industry--California--Commerce
Ziggurats
Aerial views
Commerce (Calif.)
Morgan, Walls & Clements

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