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Here's Griffith Park 12-inch telescope
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 caption dated March 18,1950 reads, "Associate Director Dr. Clarence H. Cleminshaw takes look." The Griffith telescope brings the heavens 40 to 800 times closer to the earth, according to Dr. Cleminshaw.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Cleminshaw, Clarence H.--(Clarence Higbee),--1902-
Griffith Observatory
Griffith Observatory--Officials and employees
Observatories--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Astronomers--United States
Telescopes--California--Los Angeles
Observatory domes--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Interiors--California--Los Angeles
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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