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Title
Homeless man on Venice Beach
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Gulker, Chris
Date Created and/or Issued
1987
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
A homeless man who calls himself Sonny Zero rests fully clad on the beach at Venice. In his 30s, he has been homeless "for years". Sonny said, "I've been out here so long they call me "Sandy." "Somebody has got to do something," he said, "because life like this is the pits." About being photographed: "Maybe if people see this it will do some good. We can't find work (looking) like this. Somebody's got to do something." Photo date: August 13, 1987.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00056032
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Homeless.
CARL0000059260
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/21178
Subject
Zero, Sonny
Homeless persons--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Homelessness--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Beaches--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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