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Old 08-15-2009, 09:03 AM
 
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i am looking for the person in this picture or the location of where this person was at. if anyone can please tell me one of those or when you look at the picture tell me the types of plants surrounding her much will be appreciated. I think I have determined that the line of pine tree are royal palms.

sincerely Jeff Jones

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Old 08-15-2009, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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i am looking for the person in this picture or the location of where this person was at. if anyone can please tell me one of those or when you look at the picture tell me the types of plants surrounding her much will be appreciated. I think I have determined that the line of pine tree are royal palms.

sincerely Jeff Jones
There were a lot of streets like that in the 40s and early 50s in LA, that's when the Bathing Suit looks like. But it could be anywhere
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Old 08-15-2009, 09:18 AM
 
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I am still hpoing someone will recgnize something, there is a house to the right of her. plus if someone new the plant life really well they could probably tell me the types of trees and bushes around her. its a long shot but its well worth a try.
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Old 08-15-2009, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Declezville, CA
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The plants behind her look like young Ficus Benjamina, which are even more plentiful in L.A. than palm trees.
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Old 08-15-2009, 11:46 AM
 
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assuming that this is L.A where are there residential housing?
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:04 PM
 
Location: The Southern Sac's, NM
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Try San Pedro California around the Paseo Del Mar area. Possibly Long Beach residential. 1950's.
If those don't ring a bell, maybe early Hollywood Blvd or Santa Monica Blvd. Even with the grainy B&W, it looks like a typical marine layer overcast sky common to So Cal. Great picture!
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Eureka CA
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You might want to check pix of Venice Blvd back in that era. Sorry I can't help more.
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I am guessing early to even mid 50s from the hair style and suit, but could be very late 40s. As for the area, every place in So Ca looked like that then. It remembles Hill drive in Eagle Rock, but could be anyplace. Even many areas of Altadena had the palm trees. We lived on New York Drive, it was solid Palm trees.

Nita
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:16 PM
 
Location: The Southern Sac's, NM
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Google search has a function where you can search Images and chose 'Black & White' only. That may yield some results if you enter some of the above suggestions and enclose them in quotes.

Venice Blvd, good one eureka!
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Declezville, CA
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assuming that this is L.A where are there residential housing?
A better question would be "where isn't there residential housing?"
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