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The Resource The California alligator farm : always over 1000 on exhibition : open every day : one of the most novel and interesting sights in the world... : opposite Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California

The California alligator farm : always over 1000 on exhibition : open every day : one of the most novel and interesting sights in the world... : opposite Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California

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The California alligator farm : always over 1000 on exhibition : open every day : one of the most novel and interesting sights in the world... : opposite Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California
Title
The California alligator farm
Title remainder
always over 1000 on exhibition : open every day : one of the most novel and interesting sights in the world... : opposite Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Promotional brochure, possibly from around 1911, for the California Alligator Farm, a major city tourist attraction, located at 3627 Mission Road in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, "opposite Lincoln Park," from 1907 until 1953, when it relocated to Buena Park.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
Admission was 25 cents, and visitors could entertain themselves playing with baby alligators, watching alligators going up and down a slide, photographing their children riding "horseback" on the gators, and shopping for souvenirs and alligator bags "ornamented with genuine alligator heads and feet."
Label
The California alligator farm : always over 1000 on exhibition : open every day : one of the most novel and interesting sights in the world... : opposite Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California
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Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Date from another copy of one of the illustrations in the brochure at the Los Angeles Public Library, dated "ca. 1911." An excursion to the alligator farm is described in the Ames Guide of August 1912, page 29, published by Ames Bros. Company Travel Bureau whose purple inkstamp appears on last page of the UCLA copy.
  • "Lincoln Park cars stop at the door."
  • Illustrated with photographic reproductions of a man straddling an alligator (page [1]), alligators on the slide, and alligators at feeding time (centerfold), and Okeechobee, the largest alligator in captivity "(age about 500 years)" (page [4])
  • Printed in black and white
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 x 9 cm
Extent
1 sheet ([4] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: purple inkstamp of Ames Bros. Company Travel Bureau on page [4]. In pamphlet binding. Purchase, Tavistock Books, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958470658
  • ucoclc958470658
Label
The California alligator farm : always over 1000 on exhibition : open every day : one of the most novel and interesting sights in the world... : opposite Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • Date from another copy of one of the illustrations in the brochure at the Los Angeles Public Library, dated "ca. 1911." An excursion to the alligator farm is described in the Ames Guide of August 1912, page 29, published by Ames Bros. Company Travel Bureau whose purple inkstamp appears on last page of the UCLA copy.
  • "Lincoln Park cars stop at the door."
  • Illustrated with photographic reproductions of a man straddling an alligator (page [1]), alligators on the slide, and alligators at feeding time (centerfold), and Okeechobee, the largest alligator in captivity "(age about 500 years)" (page [4])
  • Printed in black and white
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 x 9 cm
Extent
1 sheet ([4] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: purple inkstamp of Ames Bros. Company Travel Bureau on page [4]. In pamphlet binding. Purchase, Tavistock Books, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958470658
  • ucoclc958470658

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