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Lily of Poverty Flat: Lily on the Main Street of Poverty Flat

Lily of Poverty Flat: Lily on the Main Street of Poverty Flat

Lily (Beatriz Michelena) in front of her father's store on the main street of Poverty Flat. The buildings were constructed in Boulder Creek by the California Motion Picture Corporation.

Source: This photograph was published with the article, 'Bret Harte in the Movies,' which was published in '"Overland Monthly." June 1915, p.491


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