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1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-1996-001
Overview This collection includes newsclippings, photos, books, journal articles, ephemera, correspondence, and minutes related to the aviation meet held on Dominguez Hill in 1910. Subjects include: early aviation history and early aviators; the Aviation Meet of Los Angeles (1910-1911); anniversaries; a commemorative airshow; and the Aviation Meet Committee. Material from the collection is available online by visiting the ...
Dates: 1909-1999; undated

Giacinta Bradley Kootz Aviation Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2019-038
Overview This collection contains seventeen pieces of sheet music featuring songs with aviation-related themes from the start of the 20th century. Also included are two felt banners which are reproductions of banners created for the International Aviation Meet, Nassau Boulevard L.I. held in 1911; and Belmont Club of America, Belmont Park Aero Meet held in 1910.
Dates: 1905-1927

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