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La Brea Tar Pit
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Federal Writers' Project
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Stone walls and foot bridges in the Hancock Park countryside make paths for visitors to follow as they look at the various tar pits spread around the area. The tar pit in the foreground contains the most sticky substance of any of the series of pits in the park. Photo dated: August 26, 1937.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 1702 4x5
Fossils--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Los Angeles
La Brea Pits (Calif.)
Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park)
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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