A Sense of Place
The Gilmore Island, 1914--1940s
Photographs Courtesy of A.F. Gilmore Company archives
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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