Joseph Mesmer and Marshall Stimson opening box sealed in cornerstone of 1888 County Courthouse, Los Angeles, 1936
- Joseph Mesmer and Marshall Stimson opening box sealed in cornerstone of 1888 County Courthouse, Los Angeles, 1936
- Los Angeles Times
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- May 12, 1936
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
One of the cornerstones of the old County Courthouse, which was located on the corner of Temple and Broadway, was opened to reveal a box from 1888 when the foundation was laid. Among the contents was an eight-page issue of the Los Angeles Times. The ceremony was led by Marshall Stimson, president of the Historical Society of Southern California, and Joseph Mesmer, president of the Pioneer Society.
This photographs appears with the article, “Courthouse Seal Opened,” Los Angeles Times, 13 May 1936: A1.
A large crowd is gathered among the rubble of the old County Courthouse as Joseph Mesmer, left of the box, and Marshall Stimson, standing on a platform, reveal the contents hidden in an old cornerstone.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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