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Palos Verdes Library District Local History Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Project Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Palos Verdes Library District Local History Collection
    Dates: 1924-1931
    Collection number: Consult repository
    Collector: Palos Verdes Library District (Calif.)
    Creator: Palos Verdes Bulletin
    Collection Size: Approximately 2,000 items, including photographs and postcards 200 online items
    Repository: Palos Verdes Library District
    Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
    Abstract: Palos Verdes Library District's photograph collection includes images of historical interest to the Palos Verdes Peninsula and surrounding Los Angeles County area. Images document schools, churches, lighthouses, residential, and public buildings. Famous locations include Wayfarer's Chapel, La Venta Inn, Marine Land, and the Point Vicente Lighthouse. Formats include panoramic and aerial photographs. A gift from the Palos Verdes Homes Association, most of the pictures originally appeared in the Palos Verdes Bulletin, published from November 1924 through October 1931 as the area's first newsletter. Consult the library for more information.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Digitized collection materials available online.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in this collection are in the Public Domain. Please credit the Palos Verdes Library District when citing images. To obtain copies of images for publication purposes, please contact the Palos Verdes Library District, Digital Services Manager. 310-377-9584 x284.

    Preferred Citation

    Palos Verdes Library District Local History Collection. Palos Verdes Library District, Rolling Hills Estates, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Photos used in the Palos Verdes Bulletin, 1924-1931.

    Project Information

    These photographs were selected from photograph collections in the Palos Verdes Library District's Local History Room and digitized as part of a one-year statewide project ("California Local History Digital Resources") from July 2005 through July 2006 in order to provide a single access point to primary graphic resources documenting the history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Project work was supported 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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Palos Verdes Library District's photograph collection includes images of historical interest to the Palos Verdes Peninsula and surrounding Los Angeles County area. Images document schools, churches, lighthouses, residential, and public buildings. Famous locations include Wayfarer's Chapel, La Venta Inn, Marine Land, and the Point Vicente Lighthouse. Formats include panoramic and aerial photographs. A gift from the Palos Verdes Homes Association, most of the pictures originally appeared in the Palos Verdes Bulletin, published from November 1924 through October 1931 as the area's first newsletter. Consult the library for more information.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Names and Places

    Phillips Family
    Palos Verdes (Calif.)
    United States (nation)--California (state)--Los Angeles (county)--Rolling Hills Estates (inhabited place)
    United States (nation)--California (state)--Los Angeles (county)--Palos Verdes Estates (inhabited place)
    United States (nation)--California (state)--Los Angeles (county)--Rolling Hills (inhabited place)
    United States (nation)--California (state)--Los Angeles (county)--Rancho Palos Verdes (inhabited place)
    United States (nation)--California (state)--Los Angeles (county)--White Point (inhabited place)

    Topics

    Japanese Americans
    Coastlines
    Agriculture
    Buildings, Public

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Photographic prints
    Photographic postcards