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Bennie the deer, view 11
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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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 feeds her pet deer "Bennie" on the front lawn of her house in Beverly Hills in 1927.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Animals-Deer.; N-005-243.2 4x5
Bradley, Miss
Animals--California--Beverly Hills
Deer--California--Beverly Hills
Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills
Girls--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)

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