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Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 7097
Abstract The Edwin and Louise Griffiths collection of Southern California postcards consists of 33 historic postcards of Southern California sites and neighborhoods, including the San Gabriel Mission, Santa Catalina Island, and Mount Lowe Railway. Edwin and Louise Griffiths collected the postcards during their travels to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Griffiths' travels began from their home in Philadelphia and crossed the country to California and other...
Dates: 1900 - 1915

John F. Merritt Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7103
Abstract

A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.

Dates: 1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

Travel and tourism ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7105
Abstract The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards....
Dates: 1896 - 2013

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