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Farmers Market Photos

Framers Market Photos

The website is the largest collection of vintage Hollywood photos, including photographs of the Farmers Market. Ther are more than 12,000 old Hollywood photographs, covering more than ninty subject categories. One of these categories is Farmers Market.

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Farmers Market History

The 1933, the only thing that was going well was the depression. Roger Dahlhjeln was working for a lady who owned a bakery and tea room where he kept the books for four dollars a week and all the date nut sandwiches he could eat. He noted that farmers were even worse off than he. Many of them tried to keep going by operating roadside...

Farmers Market History and Photos

The Farmers Market Photos

The Farmers Market is one of Hollywood’s most popular and famous tourist attractions.  Many vintage Farmers Market photos can be seen on the website.

In the 1880s, Arthur Fremont Gilmore purchased a large tract of land in the Los Angeles area on which he ran a successful dairy farm.


Gilmore Oil

In 1903, while drilling for water, Arthur Fremont Gilmore struck oil. At that time, Gilmore was in the dairy business, having acquired his 256 acre farm in the 1980s. One rich well after another was brought in on the old farm, changing it into an oilfield studded with oil derrick's and processing plants. In addition, a shack town arose to supply the needs of the workers....