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Bowen (William M.) scrapboooks
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Description
Two scrapbooks documenting avarious aspects of William M. Bowen's career. One documents the creation of what is now known as Exposition Park, originally called Agricultural Park. The other, various aspects of Bowen's career in Los Angeles politics.
Background
William Miller Bowen (1862-1937) was a lawyer and civic leader in Los Angeles He served on the Los Angeles City Council from 1900-1904, and is remembered as the "Father of Exposition Park" for his role in keeping that land from being developed by private interests.
Extent
2 Linear Feet 1 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections 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.
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