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Caters to material needs of rockhounds, sculptors
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Young, Steve
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
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 February 23, 1965 reads, "Rockhound's paradise - Ray Dillman, owner of Ace Lapidary Supply Co., Van Nuys, takes care not to drop semi-precious gems on his foot. His company, which grew from a modest lapidary shop, now stocks tons of stone for rockhounds, alabaster for sculptors."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Ace Lapidary Supply Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Gemology--California--Los Angeles
Rocks--Collection and preservation--California--Los Angeles
Rocks--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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