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Guide to the Our Pool from Start to Finish: Photograph Album
MS-R104  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Our pool from start to finish: photograph album,
    Date (inclusive): 1958
    Collection number: MS-R104
    Creator: Zupp family
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet 1 box
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: This collection comprises a photograph album with 57 tipped-in black and white photographs documenting the building of the Zupp family pool in Van Nuys, California. The photographs (each approximately 9 x 9 cm) and accompanying handwritten captions document the process from start to finish, showing numerous steps including the excavation and shaping of the grounds, installation of steel rods, and plastering. The album, titled "Our Pool from Start to Finish," illustrates the creation of a backyard pool in the 1950s in a working class Southern California neighborhood.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Our pool from start to finish: photograph album. MS-R104. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired, 2003.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Andre Ambrus, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection comprises a photograph album with 57 tipped-in black and white photographs documenting the building of the Zupp family pool in Van Nuys, California. The photographs (each approximately 9 x 9 cm) and accompanying handwritten captions document the process from start to finish, showing numerous steps including the excavation and shaping of the grounds, installation of steel rods, and plastering. The album, titled "Our Pool From Start to Finish," illustrates the creation of a backyard pool in the 1950s in a working class Southern California neighborhood.