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Title
One-hundred-and-four-year-old W.E. Millar, Downey, 1938
Date Created and/or Issued
November 29, 1938
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.
William sits up in his bed reading from a paper.
Photograph appears with the article, "Home Boasts Centenarians," Los Angeles Times, 01 Dec 1938: A1.
The Englishman spent 50 years at sea before his retirement and has fifteen sisters.
Handwritten on negative: Wm E Millar 11/29/38
Text from negative sleeve: 15040 William E. Millar retired sailor 1 of 4 centenarians @ rancho L.A.
Text from newspaper caption: William Millar is second youngest, having reached 104.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_14659
ark:/21198/zz002j8915
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Rest homes--California--Downey
Centenarians--California--Downey
Sailors--British--California--Downey
Beds
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Millar, W. E., b. 1834 or 35
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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