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Ready to tear down Jeffries barn
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 16, 1954 reads "While workers start tearing down Jim Jeffries' barn in Burbank, officials connected with operation discuss details. Left to right, are Walter Knott, owner of Knott's Berry Farm where barn will be reassembled; David Cannon, contractor for hotel to be built on barn's site; Russell Knott, son of farm's owner, and Russell Dailey, owner of property."; See images #00124483 through #00124484 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Knott, Walter,--1889-1981
Knott, Russell,--1916-2002
Jeffries, James J.,--1875-1953--Homes and haunts
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Businessmen--United States
Amusement park owners--United States
Contractors--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Construction workers--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Fathers and sons--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Barns--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Signs and signboards--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Trees--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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