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Title
Famed horse trainer Jimmy Jones
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Jimmy Jones, an American thoroughbred horse trainer, was born in 1906. He and his father trained many horses, including Citation, an American Triple Crown winner. Jones, a trainer at Calumet Farm, was the victim of burglars at his home in Arcadia. Jones was inducted into the United States' National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. He died in 2001.
First photograph caption dated February 25, 1950 reads "Victim of $5000 robbery, he almost needs that barrel to wear; thieves took practically all his clothes." Jones is shown standing in front of a large oil barrel, with horse stables in the background.; Second photograph caption dated February 25, 1950 reads "Almost needs that barrel after thieves took clothes."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00115865
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 81
CARL0005343006
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31948
Subject
Jones, Horace Allyn,--1906-2001
Robbery--California--Arcadia
Racehorse trainers--United States
Horse trainers--United States
Stables--California--Arcadia
Men--California--Arcadia
Arcadia (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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