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Dewey, parachute in hand, prepares to fly home
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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
First photograph caption dated April 10, 1961 reads "FAA official soars over freeway traffic, smog, taxes."; Second photograph caption dated September 9, 1961 reads "People people envy. A. J. Dewey, supervising inspector of the Federal Aviation Agency with offices at the Van Nuys Airport. And why... Because he lives in Santa Paula and it only takes him 12 minutes to commute to Van Nuys in a tiny racing airplane."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Federal Aviation Agency--Officials and employees
Van Nuys Airport
Men--California--Los Angeles
Air pilots--California--Los Angeles
Airplanes--California--Los Angeles
Airports--California--Los Angeles
Parachutes--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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