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Title
Hotel Durant
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1925
Publication Information
Kern County Library
Contributing Institution
Kern County Library
Collection
Kern County Local History Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Copyright status unknown
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Description
Also known as Hotel Lebec, the Durant is said to have been a getaway for Clarke Gable and Benny "Bugsy" Siegal. Built by Russell Clifford Durant and Thomas O'Brien, the grand opening of the hotel was Friday, May 21, 1921.
Type
image
Format
1 black and white photographic negative; 3 x 2.5 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt8j49s25g
cbak_294
KC001-022
Language
English
Subject
Durant, Russell Clifford
Gable, Clarke
O'Brien, Thomas
Siegal, Benny "Bugsy
Lebec (Calif.)--Pictorial Works
Kern County (Calif.)--Pictorial Works
Hotels
Place
Lebec (Calif.)
Source
Selected item from the "Shades of the Hill" photo collection (item number KC001-022)

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