Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Adohr Farms Collection, 1937-1940
SC/AFP  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (101.28 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
This collection consists of publicity materials for Adohr Milk Farms. Box 1 contains 27 photographs of Adohr Farms dairy operations in Reseda and Buttonwillow, California, that have been mounted on black board and captioned. Box 2 consists of 8 digitized 16mm films that feature Adohr Farms land, livestock, and dairy operations. Box 3 contains selected issues of Toreadohr, the Adohr Farms newsletter.
Background
The Adohr Farms milk dairy was located in Tarzana, California at Ventura Boulevard and Lindley Avenue. The dairy was established by Merritt Adamson 1916, and named for his wife, Rhoda (spelled backwards). During the Depression, the Adamson’s sold off most of their land. In the late 1940s, Adohr Farms moved to Camarillo, and was eventually sold to Southland Corporation in the mid-1960s.
Extent
2.05 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.