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Title
Valley found among top hot rod center in U. S
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Siddon, Dave
Contributor
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
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated August 19, 1954 reads "American at work. Bill Quirk, member of Luggers Car Club of North Hollywood, adjusts carburetor on sports car made with Victress Fiberglass sports car body. One of chassis, which are built for $600 by Victress Manufacturing Co., reached speed with a Chrysler engine of 206 miles per hour at recent speed trial at Bonneville. Body weighs 150 pounds, seats three."; See images #00140018 through #00140021 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00140019
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d048_f5_i7; H-18978.8 4x5
CARL0005699603
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/69522
Subject
Luggers Car Club (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Young men--California--Los Angeles
Automobile racing drivers--California--Los Angeles
Automobile mechanics--California--Los Angeles
Hot rods--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Clubs--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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