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Bennie the deer, view 5
Alternative Title
Eyre Powell Chamber of Commerce Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Bennie (or Benny) the deer was said to have been the former pet of revolutionary Pancho Villa, and was given to Betty Bradley while she was visiting in Mexico with her parents. In 1929, Bennie escaped and was found wandering in Downtown Los Angeles and apprehended by police. He was "paroled" and returned to Miss Bradley with a stern warning that another escaped would land Bennie in a zoo.
Betty Bradley sits on the lawn with her pet deer "Bennie" and dog in Beverly Hills in 1927.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Eyre Powell Chamber of Commerce Collection
N-005-243.5 4x5
Bradley, Betty
Animals--California--Beverly Hills
Deer--California--Beverly Hills
Dogs--California--Beverly Hills
Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills
Lawns--California--Beverly Hills
Girls--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)

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