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Banning Collection, ca. late 19th-early 20th century
P-185  
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Description
Photograph album. Many photographs are identified "JBB" possibly for Joseph Brent Banning. Includes construction of Banning family home in Wilmington, California; Banning family; San Pedro harbors; ships; and Canal Street. Some Hancock Banning papers. circa 1877-1930, undated
Background
The Banning family was headed by Phineas Banning (1830-1885) who is today considered the Father of the Los Angeles Harbor. Upon his arrival to the city in 1851, he built a system of transportation including overland passage roads and shipping access at Wilmington and San Pedro.
Extent
.4 linear feet (Boxes: 1 letter, 1 ov)
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Availability
Research is by appointment only