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Scenic photographs of Southern California

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-02

Content Description

Collection comprises photographs depicting scenes, events, and destinations primarily in Southern California between 1938-1942. Seven photographs show the Los Angeles flood of 1938 and the flood damage that had occurred in North Hollywood. The bulk of the photographs show locations in Los Angeles including Chinatown; the rose garden at Exposition Park; the Fern Dell trail in Griffith Park; daytime and evening views from the Griffith Observatory; the Rose Bowl in Pasadena; the Huntington Library and gardens in San Marino; Forest Lawn Memorial Garden in Glendale; and a series of photographs taken in Avalon, Catalina Island. Other photographs taken primarily in Southern California include Hollywood by the Sea at Oxnard Beach, Ventura County; the beach at La Jolla, San Diego County; Old Town San Diego; and Mission Santa Cruz and Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Valda Tarbet for Edna Munger. Photographs belonged to Ms. Tarbet's great grandmother.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1938 - 1942


1 folder