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Title
Know Your City No.15 Lionesses on archway of entrance to the Selig Zoo Los Angeles, Calif
Date Created and/or Issued
December 2, 1955
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4754
Description
ANSWER: The photo is of one of the ornate arches that formed the entrances to the old Selig Zoo, adjacent to Lincoln Park. Here, many early-day movies were made. Then, it was a regular zoo. And, at present, an inactive amusement park. But, nevertheless, down through the years and despite fallen plaster, it remains one of the most impressive entrances in town
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 15 -- This may be a toughie. Because these are pretty lionesses. They've been here since 1910. And never bitten anyone. Rather remotely, the last letter of the alphabet is involved. Answer on Page 32, Part ll.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b257_95950AO
ark:/21198/zz0002t4m5
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Animals
Landmarks
Animal sculpture--California--Los Angeles
Relief (Sculpture), American--California--Los Angeles
Zoos--California--Los Angeles County
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Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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