Emerson School Reconstruction – Rosemead CA

Description

1 of 4 schools rebuilt following the 1933 Long Beach earthquake by the Garvey School District in Los Angeles and L.A.C.R.A. (Los Angeles County Relief Agency).

“Project #1 B20 478

LACRA Labor $19,226.00
Sponsor $12,140.00

The exterior brick walls of the original structures were removed and replaced with walls of wood studding, metal lath and plaster with stucco finish. The original trim was used again, in a most cases, being repainted to harmonize with new color scheme.”

Project dates: Oct. 9, 1934 to Mar. 7, 1935.

Source notes

Pasadena Museum of History
Descriptions by a WPA official in a photo album.

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on December 15, 2013.

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Location Info


7544 E. Emerson Place
Rosemead, CA 91770

Coordinates: 34.065621, -118.104653

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