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Don't sink before you dive
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Original print has visible crease down middle.
Photograph article dated May 24, 1962 reads, "You'd think, paging through the photogenic magazine ads that splash with bikinied, buxom girls and shimmering blue water, that a swimming pool can be an inexpensive delight. Do not doubt about delight; but inexpensive? Not in a blue moon. Although the Better Business Bureau has in the past warned some builders about misleading advertising, a few continue to attract the public with photographs of beautiful, serene pools inset with prices under $2,000. The ads are misleading, says one Valley pool builder, because 'it's impossible to build a complete pool under $2,000.'" Pictured are actress Barbara Bricker on diving board, and singer Judy Lynn, running around pool.; See images #00131966 through #00131968 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;28 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bricker, Barbara
Lynn, Judy,--1936-2010
Outdoor recreation--California--San Fernando Valley
Swimming pools--California--San Fernando Valley
Swimmers--California--San Fernando Valley
Dwellings--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Backyards--California--San Fernando Valley
Actresses--United States
Singers--United States
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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