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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Pictured is Dr. Theodore Downs, curator at the Los Angeles County Museum holding the bones of an imperial mammoth from the late Pleistocene period. The 15,000-year-old bones, including part of a skull, a palate and two tusks, were unearthed by construction workers while doing excavation work for an industrial development for the Radioplane Division of Northrop Aviation Corp. Photograph dated October 19, 1961.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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