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Title
1993 - Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Burbank Branch Official Ribbon Cutting
Contributor
(Photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1993
Contributing Institution
Burbank Public Library
Collection
Burbank City Government
Rights Information
Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
Description
Developer Alexander Haagen, Mayor Robert Bowne, and two unidentified men on right cut ribbon at the Natural History Museum debut on April 29, 1993. A Saturday May 1, 1993 Burbank Leader articles reads: "The new $2 million Museum of Natural History of Los Angeles County at Burbank staged a monster sized opening today with an impressive display that could easily be nicknamed 'Land of the Giant Insects.' The facility, at 555 N. Third St., has two levels, the main area downstairs and a 1,700-square foot Discovery Center upstairs for children. The museum, a private-public partnership among the city, Alexander Haagen Co., Los Angeles County and the Natural History Museum, opened to the public amid much fanfare. Celebrity guests included Gary Owens of 'Laugh-In' fame and Eric Boardman from the Disney Channel."
Type
Image
Format
nonprojected graphic
4 x 6 color print
Identifier
islandora:1929
local: pio00197
Subject
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Natural History Museums--Grand openings--Ribbon cutting--Bowne, Robert--Haagen, Alexander--1990s
Relation
Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office

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