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Architecture - Residential
BLUEPRINTS FOR LIVING: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses (1989).
This book discusses the influence of the aircraft industry on 1940s residential architecture design.
Rohr modular homes in Borrego Springs, CA borrego modern
As one of San Diego's premier modernist architects, Henry Hester's designs are described as "clean and straight". His two Borrego Springs projects evoke similar descriptions.
Then and Now: A Driving Tour of Fullerton Mid-Century Modern Buildings
Orange County Sheriff's Museum & Education Center http://www.ocsheriffmuseum.com/
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe http://www.theinnatrsf.com/history.html
from the foot of H Street, Chula Vista, CA
Aerial View of Rohr Corporation 1945
Transportation - Air
This link features photos of old aviation postcards.
Palm Springs Air Museum www.PalmSpringsAirMuseum.org
Planes of Fame Air Museum planesoffame.org
San Diego Air and Space Museum www.sandiegoairandspacemuseum.org
The Wright Stuff: The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Airplane. 1996. An American Experience Video narrated by Garrison Keillor. 60 minutes.
Transportation - Public
Picture Los Angeles today, and most people summon up images of cars and freeways. But if you talk to people of a certain age who grew up in Los Angeles, and mention the words "red cars", you will hear about a time before the freeways, when a network of rail lines and electric streetcars connected L.A. If you worked at Rohr Riverside in the early days you might remember taking the red car to L.A.
Billboards to the Past by Randy and Sharon Littlefield (book)
This website features stories about Los Angeles' past. http://www.kcet.org/socal
A USGenWeb Archives Web Site http://www.usgwarchives.org/special/ppcs/ppcs.html
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