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A Sense of Place

”The Gilmore Island,“ 1914--1940s

Photographs Courtesy of A.F. Gilmore Company archives

Fund-raiser, 1940s

Gilmore Field, opening night, May 1939

When men looked like Fred Mertz: Tusquellas’ hams, 1940s

Happy days, 1940s

Minor-league baseball at Beverly and Fairfax, 1939

Park LaBrea, Pan Pacific Auditorium and the Gilmore properties, 1940s

Gilmore Ranch and oil derricks, January 1914

Gilmore Oil rig, 1920s

”SOME DAY YOU WILL OWN A HORSELESS CARRIAGE. OUR GASOLINE WILL RUN IT.“

Melons at the Market, 1930s

Ace flier Rosco Turner with ”Gilmore“ the lion cub, 1932

Gilmore Stadium rodeo, 1946

Midget auto racing, 1940

Promotional photo, Gilmore Gas Station, 1940s


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