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Title
Rockhounds view exhibit
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
1956
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 September 3, 1956 reads, "Rare gems and highly polished stones catch eyes of spectators in Bavarian Hall at San Fernando Valley County Fair. Thousands of admirers and rock collectors filed past exhibit arranged by Valley gem and mineral societies. Careful display represented collectors items from hundreds of Valley rockhounds." The San Fernando Valley Fair was held at Devonshire Downs in Northridge.; See images #00119987 through #00119989 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00119987
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d023_f30_i5
CARL0005381519
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/52528
Subject
San Fernando Valley Fair (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Devonshire Downs (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Fairs--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Minerals--Collection and preservation--California--Los Angeles
Minerals--California--Los Angeles--Exhibitions
Rocks--Collection and preservation--California--Los Angeles
Rocks--California--Los Angeles--Exhibitions
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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