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In Our Path: Finding Aid
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Description
In Our Path contains two series of black-and-white photographs by Jeff Gates that chronicle the construction and impact of the I-105 Century Freeway in Los Angeles, California, between 1982 and 1983 and later from 1990 and 1995. Each set of photographs is accompanied by a letterpress title page, introduction, and numbered descriptive notes by the photographer.
Background
Jeff Gates (born 1949) began photographing the construction and community impact of the Century Freeway in Los Angeles, California, in 1982 and 1983. The 18-mile freeway (also known as Interstate 105 and the Glenn Anderson Freeway) runs east-west from near El Segundo and the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Norwalk, and bisects the communities of Hawthorne, Willowbrook, Lynwood, and Downey.
Extent
46 photographs : gelatin silver prints ; images 11 x 14 in., mounts 16 x 20 in.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Photographs. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.