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Title
El Retiro School tries with new methods to rehabilitate many unfortunate girls
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
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
El Retiro School for Girls was a boarding school for girls who were wards of the Los Angeles County court system. It opened in 1919 and closed in 1961. The school was located at Polk Street and Borden Avenue, now a part of the Sylmar Recreation Center.
Photograph caption dated July 12, 1955 reads, "Reorganization discussed - Mrs. Dorothy Kirby, director of El Retiro, discusses experimental plans for girls' home with Don R. Sanson, probation director of juvenile placement for the Los Angeles County Probation Department."; See images #00142949 through #00142951 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00142950
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d051_f32_i3
CARL0005801403
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/71976
Subject
El Retiro School for Girls (Sylmar, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Boarding schools--California--Los Angeles
School buildings--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Los Angeles
Lawns--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Sylmar (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1951-1960

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