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Dominguez Water Corporation Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1900-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 500 4x5 and 2x3 negatives taken for the Dominguez Water Company in the early 1950s. The images document the construction of water infrastructure in eastern Torrance, the unincorporated area that is now Carson, North Long Beach, and Compton. There are also projects relating to the laying of pipe in new housing developments.Other images includes the Water Company’s plant, staff events (sponsored baseball team and Christmas party) machinery, pipes, pipe...
Dates: 1949-1952

Robert Gillingham Working Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1970-001
Overview Robert C. Gillingham was a historian who focused on the South Bay, specifically the Rancho San Pedro, the Dominguez family, and Compton. This collection consists of correspondence, drafts, and manuscript copies related to his work on The Rancho San Pedro and Yesterdays of Compton.
Dates: 1932-1983

Rancho San Pedro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1970-002
Overview This collection contains legal and business papers related to the Rancho San Pedro and to its owners, the Dominguez family. The Spanish crown gave the Southern California lands of the Rancho San Pedro to Juan Jose Dominguez in 1784, and in 1858 the United States government granted a patent confirming Dominguez family ownership of the Rancho. A few items predate the 1858 patent, but the bulk of the collection is from 1900-1960. Some materials concern the Rancho San Pedro itself, including...
Dates: 1769-1972; Majority of material found within 1900-1960

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  • Repository: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections X
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