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Save the Pigeons at the Plaza 1948: San Diego Citizens' and Visitors' Communications to City Council (now Horton Plaza Park)
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    Title: Save the Pigeons at the Plaza 1948: San Diego Citizens' and Visitors' Communications to City Council (now Horton Plaza Park)
    Dates: 1948 -1949
    Collection Number: Save the Pigeons at the Plaza 1948
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    Extent: 19 handwritten postcards, letters (U.S. Grant Hotel letterhead), and Western Union telegrams
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    Repository: San Diego City Clerk’s Archives
    San Diego, California 92101
    Abstract: Supporters of the pigeons in downtown San Diego's Plaza handwritten objections sent to the City Council in 1948 and 1949 regarding the City's proposal to rid the Plaza (across from the U.S. Grant Hotel; since named Horton Plaza Park) of the pigeons by feeding them to the animals at the San Diego Zoo.
    Language of Material: English

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    public records

    Publication Rights

    public records

    Preferred Citation

    Save the Pigeons at the Plaza 1948: San Diego Citizens' and Visitors' Communications to City Council (now Horton Plaza Park). San Diego City Clerk’s Archives

    Acquisition Information

    San Diego City Clerk Digital Archives

    Scope and Content of Collection

    19 handwritten postcards, letters (U.S. Grant Hotel letterhead), and Western Union telegrams objecting to the City of San Diego's proposal to rid the Plaza across from the U.S. Grant Hotel of all the pigeons.