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Portrait of John W. Hoffman with a dog, [La Crescenta?], circa 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa 1935]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This is an image of John W. Hoffman, a Verdugo city humane society officer, who received a gold medal for his brave rescue of forty five dogs during the New Year flood in La Crescenta in 1934. In this image, he is posing with a small dog.
Text on negative sleeve: Hoffman, John
Handwritten on image: [to the left of the image] John Hoffman
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Dogs--California--Los Angeles
Animal welfare organizations--American--California--Los Angeles
Hoffman, John W., 1883-1969
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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