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Title
Ella Zanow admonishes a chicken, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
March 19, 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
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) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Story related to photograph appears with the article, "Woman Pecked In Eye By 'Vicious' Baby Chick," Los Angeles Times, 13 Mar 1936: A12.
When Ella Zanow saw a Rhode Island red chicken cornered by a group of Leghorns and Barred Rocks she went over to help but upon picking the victim up was pecked in the eye. She was treated for the pain and inflammation at Georgia Street Receiving Hospital and resolves from now on to wear dark glasses while in her chicken yard.
Ella holds the baby chicken in the palm of her hand and raises a stern finger to him.
Text from negative sleeve: 3981 - Mrs x Ella Zanow Feature 3-12-36 [stamped:] Mar 19 1936
Handwritten on negative: Mrs. Ella Zanow
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_13006
ark:/21198/zz002hn45b
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Rhode Island red chicken
Wounds & injuries--California--Los Angeles
Zanow, Ella Johanna Franziska, 1896-1971
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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