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Typical of Early Los Angeles--Olvera Street, Los Angeles, California [picture postcard]

view Typical of Early Los Angeles--Olvera Street, Los Angeles, California [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, color, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Mexicans
Type:
Postcards
Souvenirs
Picture postcards
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Olvera Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1920
Undated
Summary:
Reproduction of a drawing depicting a crowded scene at the plaza, Olvera Street. On each side are rows of buildings. On the left is a walkway for shoppers. The most noticeable are two women wearing folk-type dresses, one wearing a hat and the other carrying a guitar. On the right are vendors selling pottery and other wares. In the center is a shawl hanging above the people on a clothes line.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Insitution
Topic:
Historic sites
Mexican American women
Markets
Architecture
Streets
Tourism
Local number:
AC0200-0000020 (AC scan no.)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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