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Album of photographs relating to development of Hollywoodland and Dana Point, California, 1923-1929
F869.H74 W662 1923  
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Description
Album of 30 photographs (19.3 x 25 cm), including four duplicate, relating to the real estate developments by S.H. Woodruff in Hollywoodland (Los Angeles), and Dana Point, California between 1923 and 1929.
Background
Real estate developer, architect, and builder. S.H. Woodruff came from a wealthy Michigan family, and worked as an architect in the East before coming to California. He was involved in the reconstruction of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. He is best known for his development of Hollywoodland, and Dana Point in the 1920s.
Extent
1 album (30 photographic prints) : gelatin silver, 21 x 28 cm (album)

Photographs are mounted on rectos of canvas leaves, one to a page; a few have numbers in negative in the lower right corners, probably stock numbers.

Bound in black pebble-grain leather covers, with three-hole binding, secured with brown cord; gold-stamped cover title, "S.H. Woodruff. Community Developer. Hollywoodland, Dana Point, California." Manufacturer's green and white label on inside back cover of J.L. Hanson Co. of Chicago, identifying album as a Badger album (J.L. Hanson Co. took over the album department of the Heinn Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1922).

Spec. Coll. copy: with Album 1 in gray archival box with lid.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.