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Title
Basilone Homes Housing Project
Alternative Title
Housing Authority Photo Collection;
Creator
Nadel, Leonard
Contributor
This is a reproduction made from the original print owned by the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Publication Information
Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, California
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
Leonard Lacata, a pensioner, takes care of the lawn at Basilone Homes Housing Project while his son goes to school and works part-time to support the family. He is being presented with a rose bush as third prize winner in the best lawn contest. Left to right are: Stanley Skidmore, Rodger Young Village supervising groundsman; Al Conklin, Basilone Homes manager; Charles Williamson, Basilone supervising groundsman; Anna Lacata, Leonard Lacata and Earl Siple, Rodger Young Village manager.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00061991
Housing Authority Collection;
A-006-108 4x5
CARL0000066303
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/857
Subject
Lacata, Leonard
Skidmore, Stanley
Conklin, Al
Williamson, Charles
Siple, Earl
Basilone Homes Housing Project (Sun Valley, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Lost architecture--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Public housing--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Veterans--United States
World War, 1939-1945
Lawns--California--Los Angeles
Contests--California--Los Angeles
Housing Authority Collection photographs

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