Guide to the Adohr Farms Collection, 1937

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Adohr Farms Collection
Dates: 1937
Identification: SC/AFP
Creator: Adohr Milk Farms
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: This collection consists of photographs of Adohr Farms' dairy operations in Reseda and Buttonwillow, California, which have been mounted on black board with captions.

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

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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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 photographs of Adohr Farms' dairy operations in Reseda and Buttonwillow, California, which have been mounted on black board with captions.