Electronically digitized by the Palos Verdes Library District from the Palos Verdes Library Local History Room Photo Collection. Copyright status must be investigated before publishing or commercial use. To obtain permission and images for publication purposes please contact the Palos Verdes Library District.
Image shows school trustees Colonel John Chambers Low and Romayne C. Martin planting a tree in the patio area of Malaga Cove School. Mrs. Martin is holding the tree trunk, while Col. Low shovels in dirt around the tree's base. The school's tower is visible in background. As reported in the Palos Verdes Bulletin (May 1926, p. 2), "The children of Palos Verdes, their parents, teachers and friends, aided by members of the Board of Education, celebrated Arbor Day on April 20th, by planting Oriental Plane Trees on the Malaga Cove School grounds." Romayne Martin (1889-1991), wife of Farnham Martin, Superintendent of Parks for the Palos Verdes Homes Association, was Trustee and Clerk of the Palos Verdes School Board, which formed in 1925. Col. Low (1886-1956), was President of the Palos Verdes Homes Association and School Board. Date Built: 1925 Photo Source: Palos Verdes Homes Association PVH building permit #49; two prints available; one copy print by Robert C. Schaeffer, Palos Verdes Estates.
1 photographic print (b/w); 7.25 x 9.25 in.
pvld:2284 bar code: 000030718 negative number: 512
Martin, Romayne Woodside (Cross) (1889-1991) Schools--California--Palos Verdes Estates Arbor Day Tree planting Low, John Chambers, Colonel Malaga Cove School (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)