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Original Immaculate Heart building
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Exterior view of a Moorish/Mission Revival style building on the campus of Immaculate Heart College, located at 5515 Franklin Avenue in Hollywood. Two sets of Pacific Electric streetcar tracks are visible on Franklin in the foreground.; In 1903 the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary purchased fifteen-acres in Hollywood on which to develop a school. Two years later on April 24, 1905 a ground-breaking took place for the first campus building (shown here), which included classrooms for high school and elementary school students, boarding facilities, as well as living quarters for the nuns. In 1906, when the school was officially founded, there were a total of 75 students and the curriculum included history, mathematics, Latin, physiology, Greek, French, Spanish, English, chemistry, physics, music, art, and drama.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
N-001-521 8x10; Hollywood-Schools-Immaculate Heart.
Immaculate Heart High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Schools--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
High schools--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Spanish influences
Street-railroad tracks--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Franklin Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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