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Checking books
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 caption dated June 5, 1950 reads, "Hugh R. Hudson, left, bank teller robbed by bandit in Van Nuys bank holdup, checks records with Chief Teller T. J. Haight to determine loss. Man simulating gun escaped with $1517, officials said." The robbery took place in a Bank of America branch in Van Nuys.; See images #00136064 through #00136065 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bank of America
Bank of America--Employees
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Robbery--California--Los Angeles
Bank robberies--California--Los Angeles
Banks and banking--California--Los Angeles
Bank employees--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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