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Title
Dentist Louis J. Friedman painting crosswalk across Ventura Blvd
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
1959
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated November 30, 1959 reads, "Dentist Defies City -- Dr. Louis J. Friedman, Sherman Oaks dentist, paints his own crosswalk across Ventura boulevard after city turned down petition for crosswalk for two years."; Dr. Louis J. Friedman had submitted 2 petitions within 2 years for a crosswalk across Murietta Ave. and Ventura Blvd. citing that no crosswalk was hurting the businesses in the area because people could not cross the street. He never received an answer from the city and he took it into his own hands and painted a crosswalk himself.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00085854
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d005_f5_i29
CARL0004775623
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/43130
Subject
Pedestrian crosswalks--California--San Fernando Valley
Stores & shops--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Ventura Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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