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Title
From all walks of life, they come to say, 'So Long Al
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.
Photograph caption dated October 26, 1950 reads, "Hours before the doors of the Temple Israel were thrown open, five person already waited in line to go into the temple to attend the funeral services for Al Jolson. Left to right, Harry Abraham, studio driver who knew Jolson for 40 years; Wayne Carlock, student; Bill Ryan, entertainer; Lloyd F. McGoffin, salesman, and Joseph A. Kantor, a blind man, who appeared at the doors at 3:30 a.m."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00128058
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 448
CARL0005485930
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34361
Subject
Jolson, Al,--1886-1950--Death and burial
Jolson, Al,--1886-1950--Friends and associates
Temple Israel of Hollywood
Funeral rites and ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Synagogues--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Blind persons--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Time Period
1941-1950

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