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What's this? At war again?
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 21, 1960 reads "What's this? At war again? - North Hollywood Officer W. H. Macy is puzzled at sight he came upon in Sun Valley Park, 8133 Vineland Ave. Fact that John Osborne, 14, left, and Eddie Salleng, 12, were playing war wasn't too unusual, but what stumped Macy was fact that their 'toy,' an authentic 1,500-pound Japanese cannon, was supposed to be some five miles away. Macy later found out World War II relic had been stolen from San Fernando's Glen Haven Memorial Park, then abandoned in park."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Uniforms
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Teenagers--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Ordnance--California--Los Angeles--Japanese influences
Pointing (Gesture)--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Sun Valley Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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