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Oliver with his handler
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Messinger, Joe
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 197-
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption reads: "Oliver, a man-like ape who has scientists confused and may be the "missing link," walks with handler Bill Sell, right, as he makes his Southern California debut at Enchanted Village in Buena Park". The 32-acre Enchanted Village theme park was established on the premises of the defunct Japanese Village and Deer Park in Buena Park and opened on June 18, 1976. It had trained animal shows, a traditional styled Polynesian show and a few rides. The park closed in the fall of 1977.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Enchanted Village (Buena Park, Calif.)
Animal trainers--California--Buena Park
Chimpanzees--California--Buena Park
Amusement parks--California--Buena Park
Buena Park (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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