Collection of Photographic Postcards including scenes of New Mexico, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Panama Canal and Hawaii, 1938-

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Title: Collection of Photographic Postcards including scenes of New Mexico, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Panama Canal and Hawaii
Collection number: 560
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Date: 1938-
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Photographic Postcards including scenes of New Mexico, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Panama Canal and Hawaii (Collection 560). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

New Mexico--Pictorial works.
Las Vegas (Nev.)--Pictorial works.
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Panama Canal (Panama)--Pictorial works.
Hawaii--Pictorial works.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7787511 

Container List

Box 1

Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico, on 1-17-38. Photo Date: 1/17/38. Postmark Date: 3/28/1938.

Box 1

Graveyard of Santa Clara Indians showing the backs of two watching for the spirits - on 1-17-38. Photo Date: 1/17/38. Postmark Date: 4/1/1938.

Box 1

Santa Clara Indian girl and her dog - also showing where firewood is stored - on 1-17-38. Photo Date: 1/17/38. Postmark Date: 4/5/1938.

 

Another view of the Santa Clara graveyard. 1-17-38. Photo Date: 1/17/38. Postmark Date: 4/4/1938.

Box 1

Santa Clara barn and mule - on 1-17-38. Photo Date: 1/17/38. Postmark Date: 4/6/1938.

Box 1

Pueblo of San Ildefonso, N.M. 1-18-38. In case you don't read it in the papers, it has snowed for two days - in April! Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/7/1938.

Box 1

Pueblo of Santa Clara Indians, New Mexico - on 1-17-38. Photo Date: 1/17/38. Postmark Date: 4/3/1938.

 

San Ildefonso Pueblo - oval shaped object on right is the oven for cooking, pottery, etc. - on 1-18- 38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/8/1938.

Box 1

San Ildefonso Indian women displaying pottery - 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/10/1938.

Box 1

The mission at Ranchos de Taos, N.M. on 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/11/1938.

Box 1

At San Juan, N.M. showing dress of Indians, 1-18-38. [Misidentified - Taos Plaza?] Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/12/1938.

 

The prehistoric cliff dwellings, Puy, N.M. on 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/13/1938.

Box 1

Caves at base of the cliff dwellings, Puy, N.M. 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/14/1938.

Box 1

Foundation of prehistoric apartment house on top of cliff dwellings, Puy, N.M. on 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/15/1938.

Box 1

View from top of cliff dwellings, Puy, N.M. on 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/16/1938.

Box 1

Natural rock formation resembling a camel on road in New Mexico - 1-18-38. Photo Date: 1/18/38. Postmark Date: 4/17/1938.

Box 1

Winter beauty at Grand Canyon 1-20-38. Photo Date: 1/20/38. Postmark Date: 4/20/1938.

Box 1

Another pretty winter scene at Grand Canyon, 1-20-38. Postmark Date: 4/21/1938.

Box 1

Another view of the Grand Canyon with real fog within - 1-20-38. Photo Date: 1/20/38. Postmark Date: 4/24/1938.

Box 1

Jane Wither's home. [Los Angeles] Photo Date: 1/0/38. Postmark Date: 5/1/1938.

Box 1

On 1/22/38. Snow White display. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 5/5/1938.

Box 1

On 1/22/38. Snow White display. Postmark Date: 5/4/1938.

Box 1

On 1/22/38. Snow White display. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 5/3/1938.

Box 1

Oriental Gardens. 1-23-38. [Pacific Palisades?] Photo Date: 1/23/38. Postmark Date: 5/1/1938.

Box 1

Oriental Gardens 1-23-38. Photo Date: 1/23/38. Postmark Date: 5/13/1938.

Box 1

Oriental Gardens 1-23-38. Postmark Date: 5/11/1938.

Box 1

Oriental Gardens 1-23-38. Photo Date: 1/23/38. Postmark Date: 5/9/1938.

Box 1

A view of the Pacific from the Oriental Gardens on 1-23-38. Photo Date: 1/23/38. Postmark Date: 5/6/1938.

Box 1

Oriental Gardens, 1-23-38. Photo Date: 1/23/38. Postmark Date: 5/8/1938.

Box 1

The shrine on Olvera Street on 1-24-38. Postmark Date: 5/15/1938.

Box 1

Eddie Cantor, the Mad Russian, Nicodemus at preview broadcast on 1-25-38. Photo Date: 1/25/38. Postmark Date: 5/23/1938.

Box 1

1-26-38. On the road to Agua Caliente. This is the hat that Blossom has. Photo Date: 1/26/38. Postmark Date: 5/3/1938.

Box 1

Harmonica Rascals at Paramount Theatre, Los Angeles, on 1-27-38. Photo Date: 1/27/38. Postmark Date: 6/4/1938.

Box 1

1-28-38. A blimp over Los Angeles. Photo Date: 1/28/38. Postmark Date: 6/6/1938.

Box 1

1-29-38. Above the clouds at Mt. Wilson. Photo Date: 1/29/38. Postmark Date: 6/10/1938.

Box 1

Fellow travellers to Catalina on 1-31-38. Photo Date: 1/31/38. Postmark Date: 6/14/1938.

Box 1

Bird Park on Catalina Island 1-31-38. Photo Date: 1/31/38. Postmark Date: 6/21/1938.

Box 1

In Bird Park of Catalina Island on 1-31-38. Postmark Date: 6/20/1938.

Box 1

Seal Rocks of Catalina Island on 1-31-38. Photo Date: 1/31/38. Postmark Date: 6/22/1938.

Box 1

Harbor of Catalina Island on 1-31-38. Photo Date: 1/31/38. Postmark Date: 6/16/1938.

Box 1

Hollywood Hotel on 2-2-38. Photo Date: 2/2/38. Postmark Date: 6/23/1938.

Box 1

In Westlake Park on 2-3-38. Postmark Date: 6/24/1938.

Box 1

Crossing Mohajve [sic] Desert on our way to Boulder Dam on 2-4-38. Photo Date: 2/4/38. Postmark Date: 6/25/1938.

Box 1

At Boulder Dam on 2-5-38. Photo Date: 2/5/38. Postmark Date: 6/29/1938.

Box 1

At Boulder Dam on 2-5-38. Photo Date: 2/5/38. Postmark Date: 6/30/1938.

Box 1

Interior showing generators - at Boulder Dam on 2-5-38. Photo Date: 2/5/38. Postmark Date: 7/1/1938.

Box 1

In Las Vegas, Nev. On 2-5-38. (Here's where Sam tried out his system on the slot machines!) Photo Date: 2/5/38. Postmark Date: 7/1/1938.

 

On 2/7/38. The Brown Derby. Photo Date: 2/7/38. Postmark Date: 7/28/1938.

Box 1

At Zoo Park, L.A. on 2/7/38. Mother and baby. Photo Date: 2/7/38. Postmark Date: 8/5/1938.

Box 1

At Zoo Park, L.A. on 2/7/38. Postmark Date: 8/2/1938.

Box 1

At Zoo Park, L.A. on 2/7/38. Another picture of mother and her baby. Photo Date: 2/7/38. Postmark Date: 8/6/1938.

Box 1

To Zoo Park on 2/7/38. [Los Angeles] Photo Date: 2/7/38. Postmark Date: 7/28/1938.

Box 1

At Forest Lawn Mem. Park on 2/8/38. Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/9/1938.

Box 1

At Forest Lawn Mem. Park on 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/10/1938.

Box 1

The finding of Moses - at Forest Lawn - on 2/8/38. Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/12/1938.

Box 1

On 2/8/38. [Forest Lawn Memorial Park] Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/8/1938.

Box 1

Forest Lawn Mem. Park on 2/8/38. Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/8/1938.

Box 1

At Forest Lawn Mem. Park - on 2/8/38. [The mystery of life] Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/13/1938.

Box 1

At Forest Lawn Mem. Park on 2/8/38. [Finding of Moses, Statue of Brazza] Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/11/1938.

 

The Mystery of Life - at Forest Lawn - on 2/8/38. Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/15/1938.

Box 1

Old Panama - on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/5/1938.

Box 1

Ruins - in Old Panama - on 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/9/1938.

Box 1

Street in Balboa, Panama on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/9/1938.

Box 1

Main Street in Balboa, Panama on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/10/1938.

Box 1

The golden alter [altar] - St. Joseph's Church, Balboa, Panama on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/11/1938.

Box 1

Happy-go-lucky Panamanians - Balboa - on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/12/1938.

Box 1

Three-toed sloth - zoo - Panama, on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/13/1938.

Box 1

At a zoo in Panama on 2/21/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/14/1938.

Box 1

Panama Canal locks -2/22/38. Photo Date: 2/21/38. Postmark Date: 9/17/1938.

Box 1

At Panama Canal locks on 2/22/38. Postmark Date: 9/15/1938.

Box 1

Going thru the locks - Panama Canal - on 2/22/38. Photo Date: 2/22/38. Postmark Date: 9/18/1938.

Box 1

Side street in Cristobal, Panama on 2/22/38. Photo Date: 2/22/38. Postmark Date: 9/19/1938.

Box 1

Sunrise in Havana harbor on 2/25/38. Photo Date: 2/25/38. Postmark Date: 9/20/1938.

Box 1

Havana on 2/25/38. Postmark Date: 9/20/1938.

Box 1

Morro Castle, Havana, Cuba on 2/25/38. Photo Date: 2/25/38. Postmark Date: 9/21/1938.

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Havana on 2/25/38. Photo Date: 2/25/38. Postmark Date: 9/24/1938.

Box 1

Back to NY & end of trip on 2/2/38. Photo Date: 2/2/38. Postmark Date: 9/28/1938.

Box 1

Saratoga race track. As pretty a track as Santa Anita and I like it because I broke out even on my bets. Are you listening, Sam? Postmark Date: 9/30/1938.

Box 1

A pavilion in the grandstand at the Saratoga track in August 1937. Photo Date: 8/0/38. Postmark Date: 10/1/1938.

Box 1

At Fort Ticonderoga, N.Y. (I hope I spelled the name right!) Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 10/3/1938.

Box 1

Near Ausable Chasm, NY. Would you like me to buy you one? [Coon cubs for sale]. Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 10/5/1938.

Box 1

Or would you rather have a possum? Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 10/6/1938.

Box 1

Ausable Chasm itself. Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 10/7/1938.

Box 1

Going up the holy steps in the Scala Santa. Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 10/19/1938.

Box 1

One of the stations of the cross in Ste. Anne. Statuary very elaborate. Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 10/20/1938.

Box 1

Still more cactus at Huntington Library on 1-25-38. Photo Date: 1/25/38. Postmark Date: 5/23/1938.

Box 1

Another cactus plant in the Huntington Library on 1-25-38. Photo Date: 1/25/38. Postmark Date: 5/21/1938.

 

Odd species of cactus in Huntington Library on 1-25-38. Photo Date: 1/25/38. Postmark Date: 5/30/1938.

Box 1

On 1/22/38. The "Believe Or Not Oil Well." Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 5/2/1938.

Box 1

And yet another view in Palm Springs Canyon on 1-22-38. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 4/30/1938.

Box 1

Cactus plant in one of the gardens in Palm Springs on 1-22-38. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 4/27/1938.

 

A jump now and we're on the road to Palm Springs, Ca. on 1-22-38. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 4/26/1938.

Box 1

In Palm Springs Canyon on 1-22-38. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 4/25/1938.

Box 1

And yet another Palm Springs Canyon. Can you decipher Blossom & Marjorie? Photo Date: undated. Postmark Date: 3/9/1938.

Box 1

They're off at Santa Anita on 2-8-38. Photo Date: 2/8/38. Postmark Date: 8/14/1938.

Box 1

Another view in Palm Springs Canyon, Cal. On 1-22-38. Photo Date: 1/22/38. Postmark Date: 4/20/1938.