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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated January 12, 1957 reads "Raw material--the rock specimens which will head for jewelry making, slicing or polishing machines." The article partially reads "They call themselves rock hounds. But they really are housewives with a yen for amethysts--carpenters with a diamond hunter's longings--bookkeepers with a '49er's instincts. They are the legion of nearly 30,000 Valleyites who collect rocks and minerals for a hobby, transforming them into jewelry, table tops, lamp bases and more exotic forms."; See images #00140512 through #00140516 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00140513 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d048_f29_i13 CARL0005708025 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/69268
Rocks--Collection and preservation--California--San Fernando Valley Minerals--Collection and preservation--California--San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs