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Big puzzle! How did See get here
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Paulson, Larry
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated May 4, 1963 partially reads "Leo Tomlinson, a Valley house painter, with a day off, spotted the 'gator, figured it shoudn't (sic) be where kids play, and took it home. Puzzled as to the next step, Tomlinson brought the cayman (that's Webster for alligator) to see me. Naturally. We nicknamed it 'See.' (That's short for Seeyalater Alligator)."
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Alligators--California--San Fernando Valley
Wild animals as pets--California--San Fernando Valley
Captive reptiles--California--San Fernando Valley
Reptiles--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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