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Estancia “La California”
20th Century Photos

These photos were taken of “La California” during the 20th Century.  Family group photos taken at the estancia during the years 1910-1955 are included with Willie’s.  More recent family group photos (e.g. reunions), because they include living persons, are found in the password protected Current Events pages.

 

LC1910-01

No pic.

Main house
ca.1910 or later

(Source: P. Benitz)

LC1960-01

No pic.

Main house
before demolition c.1963

(Source: Charles A. Benitz
'99Xmas card
)

 

December 1937

It is quite possible these photos were taken for Malcolm.  At that time he was in the U.S. attending the University of Illinois.

 

LC1937-01

No pic.

Main house
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

LC1937-02

No pic.

Main house
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

 
 

LC1937-03

No pic.

Harvesting Wheat
Deering Tractor & Combine
Willie A. Benitz (far-right)
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

LC1937-04

No pic.

Polo-pony Broodmares
& Willie
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

 

LC1937-05

No pic.

Polo-pony Broodmares
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

LC1937-06

No pic.

Polo-pony Broodmares
(Source: F.M. Benitz)

LC1937-07

No pic.

Polo-pony Broodmares
(Source: F.M. Benitz)


© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)