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People plague auto wrecker
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
Photograph article dated March 6, 1961 partially reads, "'If the Motor Vehicle Department knew about my record,' a dark-haired businessman quipped, 'they would take my license away.' Jack Allen, a man with a definite tendency toward the dramatic, added, 'That's because I've wrecked more than 500 cars this year.' These two sentences make up a favorite expression of Allen's, owner of a North Hollywood wrecking yard, whenever he tries to explain his job."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Automobile wrecking and used parts industry--California--Los Angeles
Wreckers (Vehicles)--California--Los Angeles
Wrecking--California--Los Angeles
Scrap metals--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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