Jefferson Branch Library, Los Angeles
Jefferson Branch, 2008
|Location||2211 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, California|
|Architectural style||Mission-Spanish Colonial Revival|
|MPS||Los Angeles Branch Library System TR|
|NRHP Reference #||87001012|
|Added to NRHP||May 19, 1987|
Jefferson Branch Library is a branch library of the Los Angeles Public Library in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was built in 1923 based on a Spanish Colonial Revival design by architect C.E. Noerenberg.
In 1987, the Jefferson Branch and several other branch libraries in Los Angeles were added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a thematic group submission. The application noted that the branch libraries had been constructed in a variety of period revival styles to house the initial branch library system of the City of Los Angeles.
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- The Los Angeles Branch Library System TR Multiple Property Submission nomination explains 22 branch libraries but one, the University Branch, appears not to have been listed.
- Jefferson Branch Library history, 1936
- Highlights of the Jefferson Branch Library history 1912-1985, 1985
- Dedication ceremonies, Jefferson Branch Library-Vassie D. Wright Memorial, Jun. 6, 1985
- Newspaper article, "Library named for Vassie D. Wright: Black historian," Feb. 28, 1985
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