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Title

The Problem and Promise of the Los Angeles River

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

4-5-2014

Disciplines

Environmental Policy | Poetry | Urban Studies and Planning

Abstract

William Deverell, Professor of History at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC-Huntington Institute on California and the West gives a history of the L.A. River from Native-American to Spanish colonial, Mexican, and U.S. periods until the Olmsted-Bartholomew L.A. Regional Park Plan of 1930.

Comments

This presentation was part of The L.A. River: Past, Present, Future: A conference funded by the Mellon Elemental Arts Grant held at Pomona College, Smith Campus Center, Rose Hills Theatre. Deverell is introduced by George Gorse, Viola Horton Professor of Art History at Pomona College and conference organizer

DOI

10.5642/lar/2014.05

Rights Information

© 2014 William Deverell

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