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Survey Maps of Los Angeles
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A collection of maps of Los Angeles, California, and surrounding areas created by Félix Violé, map surveyor and publisher.
Félix Violé (1856-1925) was born in Bayonne, France; he trained as a civil engineer and became a Los Angeles surveyor and map publisher. He came to Los Angeles, California, in 1887, and was editor of the French language newspaper "Le Progres." In 1896, Violé was hired as a draftsman field engineer and surveyor for the City Engineer of Los Angeles, and in 1900 he began publishing official maps of the city and county of Los Angeles. In 1902, Violé formed his own company, the Félix Violé Map Company, later called Félix Violé Blue Printing and Félix Violé and Son.
27.3 Linear Feet (88 rolled maps)
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