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Worker scales pole, saves pigeon
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated December 28, 1961 partially reads, "A bird in the hand, Henry Cooper discovered Wednesday, is worth a trip up a power pole. The Van Nuys lineman scaled the 40-foot high-voltage power pole in Pacoima to rescue a pigeon that had fluttered helplessly for an hour, its leg caught between two-wires."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Rescues--California--Los Angeles
Pigeons--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs

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