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Teenagers won't let sleeping autos lie
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated June 26, 1961 reads, "Cars look pretty good? Here's how three cars belonging to a trio of Valley teenagers looked before the vehicles underwent mechanical surgery this week. Today they bear automotive scars. Kirby Arnold, 17, 7506 Collett Ave., Van Nuys, admires his 1940 Ford. He's 'dropping in a 'built' 50 Olds and a B&M Hydrostick.' (That's a rebuilt 1950 Oldsmobile engine and a hydromatic transmission with manual gear selection.)"; See images #00112697 through #00112699 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 23 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Automobiles--Collectors and collecting--California--San Fernando Valley
Automobiles--California--San Fernando Valley
Automobile driving--Shifting gear
Ford automobile
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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