Doheny Memorial Library – University of Southern California

Location:
3350 Trousdale Parkway, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0185

Phone:
(213) 740-2924 (circulation desk)

(213) 740-4039 (reference desk)

Web site: https://libraries.usc.edu/locations/doheny-memorial-library

Institution Type: University Library


Collections

Description:

A Examiner, Jan 20, 1936 (Gomey Ave Change to Will Rogers Highway, LA County Pioneer Society opposes, Feb 15, 1936, Board of superintendends withdraws); (Gorney used to travel to Fort Mohave; bought a ?? En route, Wilmington to Ft Mohave); (Ramona Blvd changed to Will Rogers Highway, Dec 5, 1935); (New Will Rogers Highway Opens, Aug 18, 1937); (Route 66 shield stolen, Aug 31, 1937); “Fiesta opening Route 66: 10 yellow hats and w. attire will replace modern dress, calico dresses” March 14, 1939; Third annual WillRogers Convention and Memorial Fiesta; Will Rogers Highway Association meets March 13-14, 1939, with Governor Tingley drives to LA; US Highway 66 fete planned, Nov 24, 1929; Last stretch to be paved of 66, valentine and Carows Ranch, 3 miles, Feb 28, 1935

Regions Covered: Entire Route 66

Type of Materials: Vertical files and folders

Time Periods: 20th century


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Online Resources and Finding Aids: Online catalogue