Strain, Numa Alonzo.

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Numa Alonzo Strain was born on James DeBarth Shorb's San Marino Ranch on October 25, 1896. His father was in charge of Shorb's ranch operations from 1893-1899 and Strain was acquainted with the Shorb family. He lived in and around San Marino until the 1920s, when he moved to New York to pursue a career in advertising and graphic design. He returned to California in the 1950s and lived in Pasadena.

From the description of Materials on early San Marino, Calif., 1960-1969. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 662487331

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creatorOf Strain, Numa Alonzo. Materials on early San Marino, Calif., 1960-1969. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Bodkin, Henry G., person
associatedWith Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917. person
associatedWith Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1898-1930. person
associatedWith Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927. person
associatedWith Knabenshue, Roy, d.1960. person
associatedWith Lattin, Jennie Harris, person
associatedWith Mission San Gabriel Archangel (San Gabriel, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pacific Electric Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945. person
associatedWith Schad, Robert O., person
associatedWith Shorb, James DeBarth. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Alhambra (Calif.)
San Marino (Calif.)
San Gabriel (Calif.)
California, Southern


Active 1960

Active 1969

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