The Baldwin Family was a wealthy family in Los Angeles, noted horse racers and philanthropists, beginning with Elias Jackson
"Lucky" Baldwin who came west from Ohio in 1853 and became a successful ranch owner and horse racer. Lucky's daughter Anita
M. Baldwin (1876-1939) was a composer, and Dextra Baldwin McGonagle (1901-1967) was Anita's daughter and continued the family
tradition of philanthropy. This collection is mostly made up of newspaper clippings about Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin, Anita
M. Baldwin, and Dextra Baldwin McGonagle. In addition to newspaper clippings, there is a souvenir program in honor of Anita
M. Baldwin from the Headquarters Company of the Seventh California Infantry. The materials in this collection are dated 1894-1967.
The Baldwin Family was a wealthy family in Los Angeles, noted horse racers and philanthropists. Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin
(1828-1909) came west from Ohio in 1853 and became a successful ranch owner and horse racer. Los Angeles Couty Arboretum is
now on the land where Lucky's ranch once stood. Anita M. Baldwin (1876-1939) was Lucky's daughter, a composer, and owner of
an estate in Arcadia, California known as Anokia. Dextra Baldwin McGonagle (1901-1967) was the daughter of Anita Baldwin,
and continued the family tradition of philanthropy.
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