Album of photographs (19.3 x 25 cm) from 1923-1929, showcasing homes in Hollywoodland, a 500-acre subdivision at the top of
Beachwood Canyon in Los Angeles, California.
Real estate developer, architect, and builder. S.H. Woodruff came from a wealthy Michigan family, and worked as an architect
in the East before coming to California. He was involved in the reconstruction of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake.
He is best known for his development of Hollywoodland, and Dana Point in the 1920s.
1 album (78 photographic prints) : gelatin silver, 21 x 30 cm (album)
Photographs are mounted on rectos of canvas leaves, one to a page; all but two have numbers in negative in the lower right
corners, probably stock numbers.
Bound in black pebble-grain leather covers; two-hole binding secured with two large screws; manufacturer's green and white
label on inside back cover of J.L. Hanson Co. of Chicago, identifying album as a Badger album (J.L. Hanson Co. took over the
album department of the Heinn Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1922).
Spec. Coll. copy: in gray flip-top document box with other unbound material pertaining to Hollywoodland.
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