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Why go to market?
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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Original print is of inferior quality.
Photograph caption dated January 18, 1958 reads, "That's what Mrs. Eva Mercier, retired telephone company employe [sic] wanted to know when she discovered what appeared to be mushrooms growing from rubber mat on floor of her station wagon. Upon close inspection, Mrs. Mercier discovered remains of three other mushrooms that apparently pushed their sturdy stems through floor mat."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Telephone operators--California--San Fernando
Telephone companies--Employees
Retirement--California--San Fernando
Retirees--California--San Fernando
Automobiles--California--San Fernando
Mushrooms--California--San Fernando
Women--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Time Period

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