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El Monte layout... Residential, business, industrial sections...wildlife sanctuary and wild birds... land monument at Civic Center, City Hall... Daughers of the American Revolution monument... Dairy and cows... Union High School... Lakeside trout fishing p
29 images. El Monte layout... Residential, business, industrial sections..., 18 March 1952. R. R. Smith, President of Chamber of Commerce; R. O. Miller, Mayor; Chester G. Langan, City Councilman; Haller Witbeck, City Councilman; Shirley Barton, 17; Mevis Durfee, 17; Jeanine Larsen, 18; Jo Ann Shields, 17; George Laubert, 78; Harold Brown, Director of band, Union High School; Cal Rush, Assistant Director of Band, Union High School; Mickey De Phillips, 9; Mrs. Grace B. McKellar, Official Community greeter; Dog, "Lady".; Caption slip reads [transcription 1]: "Photographer: Mercurio. Date: 03-18. Reporter: Ostler. Assignment: El Monte Pix Layout. 102-103: View of new residential section of El Monte located South of Garvey blvd. between Peck Road and Valley blvd. Pix is looking North of Redberry Street at Allgeyer avenue. General view of Valley blvd. business district, one of seven in the Community of El Monte. 109-108: L-R: City Councilman Chester G. Langan, Mayor R. O. Miller and City Councilman Haller Witbeck. Miller seen explaining to councilmen a compromise route on the controversial freeway problem which has been submitted to the State for consideration. 40: El Monte's Mayor R.O. Miller seen at telephone at office. 116-117: Gen View of the Chico Avenue Industrial section, one of several which have mushroomed into being since 1945. Of El Monte's 215 industries, 211 have been established since 1945. The view of the section is looking south on Chico Avenue".; Caption slip reads [transcription 2]: "157, 7-8: San Gabriel Wild-life Sanctuary, 644 North Durfee Avenue. Shirley Barton, 17, 12023 Clora Place, and Mevis Durfee, 17, of 2837 North Maxson Road are seen looking into the distance at flock of wild birds. 156: L-R: Seen coming from Sanctuary are Mevis Durfee, 17, of 2837 North Maxson Road and Shirley Barton, 17, of 12023 Clora Place. 106-107: L-R: Jeanine Larsen, 18, of 732 Nevada Street and Jo Ann Shields, 17, 4430 Fandon Avenue seen viewing land monument at the El Monte Civic Center. 205: Jeanine Larsen, 18, of 732 Nevada Street, seen in foreground at land monument. City Hall can be seen in background. 65: Gen view of City Hall with unidentified high school girls in foreground. 200-201: Elevated view of Business section of El Monte looking west on Valley Blvd. at Tyler Avenue. This business section is one of seven included in the 16 square mile community of El Monte. 102-103: Jeanine Larsen, 18, of 732 Nevada Street seen looking at land mark (plaque on huge stone) at El Monte's Civic Center. Monument erected by the California State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution in 1930. It signifies the erection of the first Protestant Evangelical Church, first school house and the end of the Santa Fe Trail".; Caption slip reads [transcription 3]: "41- 158, 159: View of dairy with cows in foreground at Durfee avenue and Pellessier Road. 27-28, 63: Gen. view of business section of El Monte's Valley blvd. Pix is taken looking West on Valley blvd. at Tyler Avenue. In foreground is George Laubert, 78, of 2621 Nevada Street, a long-time resident of the community. 1-2: Gen. View of El Monte Union High School Band rehearsing. Harold Brown, is director, Cal Rush, assistant director. 112-113: Michey De Phiilips, 9, of 1712 North Durfee Avenue, seen fishing with his dog, Lady, at the Lakeside Trout Fishing Ponds at Durfee and Central avenues. The Ponds are a recreation center for fishing enthusiasts. 120: Official greeter for Community of El Monte is Mrs. Grace B. McKellar, 555 South Tyler. 9: Pix of R. R. smith, president of the El Monte Community's Chamber of Commerce".