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Title
Treasure buried here
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated June 10, 1960 reads "Bulldozer pushes relentlessly at mounting pile of refuse which buries $1,700 in cash in a shoebox accidentally thrown out by Encino woman, Mrs. Fay Berge of 15611 Royal Oaks Dr." Workers at the Tuxford Dump in Sun Valley told Mrs. Berge there was no hope of finding her money.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00145796
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d054_f33_i17
CARL0005867599
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/73469
Subject
Men--California--Los Angeles
Sanitation workers--California--Los Angeles
Refuse disposal facilities--California--Los Angeles
Refuse and refuse disposal--California--Los Angeles
Bulldozers--California--Los Angeles
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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