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Pumps gas, punches
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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 dated February 25, 1961 reads, "Earl Bastings busies himself pouring gas in the daytime and turns his hands to pouring punishment on opponents at night as he uses the same hands to further a part-time career as a professional fighter. Here he is shown pumping gas at the Walker Oil station in Tarzana. Tonight he fights on the TV program at the Olympic."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Boxers (Sports)
Gasoline pumps
Service stations
Tarzana (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Time Period

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