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Olvera Street, Los Angeles, Calif. [picture postcard]

view Olvera Street, Los Angeles, Calif. [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Physical description:
1 item, color, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Mexican Americans
Type:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1900
1930
Notes:
Series I, Box 1, U.S.A.--California--Los Angeles.
Summary:
A drawing of the plaza at Olvera street in Los Angeles. There are two women in "Mexican" dress sitting at a fountain. Both wear straw sombreros, white blouses, and dark skirts. One has a red rebozo (shawl) around her neck. Behind them are the outdoor market in the plaza, and behind this, rising above is the top of City Hall, probably the tallest building in Los Angeles at that time.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Mexican American women
Historic sites
Sombreros
Tourism
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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