This collection consists of pages of a disbound photograph album containing 32 various-sized snapshots related to travel by
the Letchworth Family in Southern California in 1906, as well as one additional
loose print of an audience to a 1906 Pasadena horse show. The images include views of Eagle Rock, Pasadena,
Las Casitas in Ventura, and the Miramar Inn in Santa Barbara, California, as well as four images of "Mr. Howard and his Burrows
coming from Death Valley."
The images include landscape views of Southern California
canyons, hillsides, and ranch lands; horseback riding, hotel buildings, and two Native Americans.
Pierre Edson Letchworth (1876-1924) and Sarah Evans Letchworth (1875-1925), both originally of Buffalo, New York, married
in 1898 and had two children Pierre Edson Letchworth Jr. (1899-1991) and William Pryor
Letchworth (1902-1959). The family visited Southern California in the early 1900s, before purchasing an orange grove in Covina,
California, and moving there permanently in 1910. In 1913, architect Reginald D. Johnson
built a residence, known as "Penjerrick Ranch," on the Covina property for the Letchworth family.
33 photographs in 1 box
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