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A grim reminder
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Martin, Bob
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 30, 1963 reads "The Goodyear Store at 6710 Van Nuys Blvd., Van Nuys, is exhibiting a grim reminder that death lurks along every mile of highway for the occupant of a car equipped with unsafe tires. The exhibit has created a great deal of interest in the necessity of safe tires on every vehicle, according to Mike Kinney, who is shown pointing to overturned car and dummy occupant on the pavement." The bottom half of the photograph is superimposed on the top half.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 17 cm. on 23 x 18 cm. board
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Neon signs--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Mannequins (Figures)
Pointing (Gesture)--California--Los Angeles
Bicycles--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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