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Jungleland wild animal trainer Dick Walker
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
Circa 1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Title supplied by cataloger.
Jungleland was a zoo and amusement park, well known for providing wild animals for Hollywood movies and television. It was originally founded as Goebel's Lion Farm in Thousand Oaks in 1926, the name changed to World Jungle Compound in 1929 and to Jungleland in 1955. It closed in 1969.
Dick Walker is pictured holding a stick in one hand and a chair in the other, taming a female lion.; See images #00127476 through #00127484 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Walker, Dick
Jungleland (Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, Calif.)
Jungleland (Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, Calif.)--Employees
Men--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Animal trainers--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Lion trainers--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Lion--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Captive wild animals--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Trained animals--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Animal shows--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Chairs--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Helmets--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Animal cages--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Amusement parks--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Zoos--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Thousand Oaks (Ventura County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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