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Title
Oasis springs from desert
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
1955
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 caption dated April 27, 1955 reads "Latest recreation park developed by the City of Los Angeles at Paxton street and Laurel Canyon boulevard is on site where Sahara Desert scenes were made with Rudolph Valentino as star of early day flickers. Jerry Wanek, gardener and caretaker of 40-acre park slated for opening, does clean-up chore near new clubhouse, left." The park, located at 10736 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, is now named Ritchie Valens Recreation Center.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00142483
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d050_f38_i27
CARL0005743168
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/70874
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Recreation and Parks--Officials and employees
Ritchie Valens Recreation Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Gardeners--California--Los Angeles
Municipal officials and employees--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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