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Crittenton Circle "Beatniks"
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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 September 22, 1959 reads, "Crittenton Circle 'Beatniks' - The Studio City gardens of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Shriver will turn into a combination of San Francisco's North Beach and Los Angeles' Venice when members of the North Hollywood Circle of the Florence Crittenton Home stage a beatnik benefit with cocktails and dinner on Saturday. Collecting objects d'art and donning tights and 'sloppy Joe' shirts for the event are Mmes. H. Claude Baker, Bernard N. Smith and Evie G. Stacey, from left."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North Hollywood Florence Crittenton Circle
Florence Crittenton Home (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
Clubs--California--San Fernando Valley
Fund raisers (Persons)--California--San Fernando Valley
Costumes--California--San Fernando Valley
Art--California--San Fernando Valley
Wigs--California--San Fernando Valley
Stage props--California--San Fernando Valley
Beat generation--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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