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Guide to the Adohr Farms Collection, 1937-1940
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Adohr Farms Collection
    Dates: 1937-1940
    Identification: SC/AFP
    Creator: Adohr Milk Farms
    Physical Description: 2.05 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: 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.

    Historical Note:

    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.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Name:

    Adohr Milk Farms -- Photographs

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Photographic material
    Publications

    Geographic Name:

    Buttonwillow (Calif.) -- Photographs
    Reseda (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Photographs

    Topical Term:

    Dairy farms -- California -- Buttonwillow -- Photographs
    Dairy farms -- California -- Reseda -- Photographs

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], Adohr Farms Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of publicity materials for Adohr Milk Farms. Box 1 contains 27 photographic prints of Adohr Farms dairy operations in Reseda and Buttonwillow, California, that have been mounted on black board and captioned. All of these images are electronically accessible on the San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.  Box 2 consists of 8 digitized 16mm films that feature Adohr Farms land, livestock, and dairy operations. Reference copies are available for viewing in the Reading Room. Box 3 contains selected issues of Toreadohr, the Adohr Farms newsletter.