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Title
Old timer tells tales of wild, wooly west
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
1950
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 article dated November 18, 1950 partially reads, "Tall tales of the wild and wooly West are the memories today of 73-year-old William H. Howard who visits a son frequently in San Fernando Valley. Born in a log cabin on Otter Creek, near Randolph, Utah, the lanky one-time cattle and sheep man remembers when bad men of the West shot the daylights out of saloons and rode their horses right into them 'just for the hell of it.' The son of pioneer parents who walked the plains with teams to find new homes in the West, Howard recalls the cattle and sheep wars that shook the Old West." Photograph caption reads, "Together in Valley - Two sons of veteran Utah sheep man meet in Valley. Harvey E. Howard, of Northridge; his father, William H. Howard who walked the plains to Vernal, Utah, and William C. Howard, of Oakland."; See image #00137107 for additional photo in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00137108
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d044_f16_i32
CARL0005644717
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/67255
Subject
Dwellings--California--San Fernando Valley
Pioneers--California--San Fernando Valley
Fathers and sons--California--San Fernando Valley
Brothers--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Travelers
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1941-1950

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