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Title
La Brea Tar Pit
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
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
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00064794
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 1702 4x5
CARL0000068830
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2648
Subject
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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