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Title
Robert A. Gantt and Homer E. Patton check telephone and telegraph communication systems, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
January 29, 1936
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Active head of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company (subsidiary of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) Robert A. Gantt is in Los Angeles to check on the city's communication systems. Homer E. Patton is the general manager of the Pacific division for Postal Telegraph-Cable Company.
Gantt sits while Patton leans over a large map on a desk.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Postal Head On Trip Here," Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan 1936: 12.
Handwritten on negative: Robert A. Gantt Homer E. Patton
Text from negative sleeve: 3434 - Robert A. Gantt (Vice President New York) Homer E. Patton (Mgr. Pacific Gen. San Francisco (Postal Telegraph) 1/?/36 [stamped:] Jan 29 1936
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_12413
ark:/21198/zz002h8g0n
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Maps
Desks
Globes
Gantt, Robert A., 1881-1968
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
Patton, Homer Emerson, 1887-1951
Postal Telegraph-Cable Company
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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