President Herbert Hoover at Morris Dam dedication, Pasadena, 1934
- President Herbert Hoover at Morris Dam dedication, Pasadena, 1934
- Los Angeles Times
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- May 26, 1934
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- Los Angeles Times Photographs Collection
United States President Herbert Hoover pulls on a string revealing the plaque of Morris Dam at the dedication ceremony on May 26, 1934. Text on the plaque states, "Morris Dam, Dedicated May 26, 1934 by Herbert Hoover, In Honor Of Samuel B. Morris, Chief Engineer & General Manager of the Pasadena Water Department ... Constructed by the City of Pasadena Water Department for Storage of Domestic Water -- This reservoir will later be used by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California as a storage unit for Colorado River water." He is surrounded by unidentified people who worked on the dam.
Refer to article, "Huge Dam Dedicated -- Hoover Lauds Enterprise -- Pasadena Structure Viewed as America's Unconquerable Spirit -- Ex-President Commends All Who Toiled on Project in San Gabriel Canyon," Los Angeles Times, 27 May, 1934: 10.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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