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Florence Kroiss and Marian Waddell feeding Zero, the zebra, Van Nuys, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa February 1936]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Florence Kroiss and Marian Waddell feeding Zero the zebra, who was part of Ken Maynard's circus. The girls stand on a fence and both wear frilly dresses, socks, and Mary Janes.
Text from newspaper caption: Van Nuys, Marking Anniversary Today, Proud of Its Newest Attraction - the Circus!: Usually it's a case of watering the elephant - when the circus comes to town. But here we have Florence Kroiss, left, and Marian Waddell, feeding Zero, the zebra. For your information, zebras eat hay. Incidentally, Van Nuys kids are happy - what with Ken Maynard selecting their town as headquarters for his wild west show. Circus every day! [Los Angeles Times, 22 Feb. 1936: A5]
Text from negative sleeve: 3786- L.toR. Florence Kroiss, Marian Waddell feeding Zebra. Ken Maynard buys circus, 2/26/36. [Stamped:] Feb 28 1936
Handwritten on negative...Marian Waddell
b&w nitrate negative
Children--California--Van Nuys
Circus animals--California--Van Nuys
Zebras--United States
Kroiss, Florence, b. 1927
Waddell, Marian, b. 1926
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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