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Washing elephants
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Wallace, Bob
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photo caption reads: "Doing a 'big' job, Long Beach firemen are shown washing elephants of the Al G. Barnes and Sells Floto combined circus when it visited the beach city over the week-end. The fire department was called into wash the circus' five herds of elephants so the huge beasts would be spotlessly clean for the show's three-day run in Hollywood. The circus now is playing at the Wilshire and Fairfax lot." Photo dated: April 5, 1937.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 6956.
Al G. Barnes Circus (Culver City, Calif.)
Sells-Floto Circus
Circus--California--Long Beach
Elephants--California--Long Beach
Long Beach (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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