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Title
Maurice Beare
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
1963
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 caption reads: "Maurice Beare". The photograph accompanies a Valleyho! article by Larry Paulson titled Rickshaw on sale at Burbank store. Maurice Beare sits in a rickshaw that he is selling at his furniture store at Victory and Magnolia Boulevards in Burbank. After World War II, he sold his furniture factory in Durban, South Africa and resettled in Burbank. He served as treasurer to the Burbank Coordinating Council. He states in the article: "... South Africa's apartheid policy ... is not the ugly thing we have made of it in this country. It's a sort of practical parallel civilization. I've seen the good it has done. When I was there last, the natives were prospering under the Dutch-dominated Nationalist Party. For example, natives are now finally allowed to buy liquor freely in 'bottle stores' instead of buying from secret places like the illegal and evil shebeens." Photograph dated: Jan. 24, 1963.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;19 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00082804
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d001_f23_i16
CARL0000082116
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/43499
Subject
Rickshaws
Furniture stores--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Afrikaners--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Merchants--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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