Forthmann House relocation photographs
Photographs taken by James Child documenting the November 23, 1988 move of the historic Forthmann House from 629 W. 18th St. to 1101 W. 28th St. (now 2801 S. Hoover St.). The collection also includes an essay by Jim Childs about the move, a copy of the Cultural Heritage Board's notice of historical status for the house, and correspondence and related information about the relocation and planned use of the house by USC. The Forthmann House was built in the late 1880s, is believed to be the 6th oldest house in Los Angeles, and was declared an historic and cultural monument in 1972 by the City of Los Angeles.
- 1972 - 2017
- Majority of material found within 1988
- Childs, Jim (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred by Steve Wesson, USC Village Ombudsman, March 23, 2018.
The collection is unprocessed.
- Finding aid for the Forthmann House relocation photographs
- Sue Luftschein
- 2018 June
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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