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Title
Rare Century Plant (Agave americana) blooms in North Hollywood neighborhood
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 17, 1959 reads, "Rare Plant Blooms -- In the parkway of a street in North Hollywood, two unattended Century Plants recently gave birth to two 35-foot stalks with the rare Century Plant blooms atop each. Base of the plants, about 25 inches across and roughly three feet tall, went unnoticed by the staff of the Gregg-Lewis Dodge Garage for several years. Over night the two 35-foot stalks shot up and gave forth beautiful flowers."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00085574
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d004_f33_i29
CARL0004769849
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/42978
Subject
Agaves--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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