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Shelton (John H.) personal memorabilia collection
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Description
John H. Shelton was a conductor for the Southern Division of the Pacific Electric Railway for several years. The collection is comprised of memorabilia used by a Pacific Electric Railway conductor, which includes badges, lapel pins, buttons, and keys. Also included is a letter from the superintendent, a photograph, and an “Agreement Between Pacific Electric Railway…” booklet. Some memorabilia are without a date, but it appears the majority are from the 1930s and 1940s.
Background
John H. Shelton was a conductor for the Southern Division of the Pacific Electric Railway for several years. His wife, Lydia Shelton, also worked in the Southern Division as a Ticket Office Clerk. They lived in Long Beach, California, and had two daughters, Dorothy and Doris.
Extent
0.417 Linear Feet (1 box, with two small boxes inside)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact LACMTA Research Library and Archive to make an appointment.