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Description
The Anderson family lived in the Malibu Lakeside community in the Santa Monica Mountains from 1929 to 1976. This digital collection features photographs of the Anderson family cabin and the Malibu Lakeside community center, and scans of promotional and other materials related to community events. This collection also includes photographs and postcards from other prominent destinations in the Santa Monica Mountains, such as Malibou Lake, Lake Enchanto and the Seminole Hot Springs. Materials date from 1930 to 1967.
Background
Malibu Lakeside is a small residential community located in the Santa Monica Mountains, adjacent to Malibu Creek State Park. Los Angeles real estate developer H.L. Averil sold the first lots in 1924, two years after the foundation of nearby private community Malibou Lake Mountain Club. Many early residents were middle class Angelenos, using their cabins as a weekend escape from the city. Every homeowner held a stake in the Lakeside Mutual Water Company, which in turn helped fund the community center, which boasted a large clubhouse, swimming pool, softball and tennis courts, and a playground.
Extent
848.79 Megabytes (272 digitized images)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Availability
This is a collection of digital images, and Pepperdine does not posess the originals. Access copies of digital images are available as JPG files. Please contact Pepperdine Special Collections for access.