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Title
Living the American Dream
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Photo Collection;
Creator
McCulloh, Douglas
Contributor
Part of the Los Angeles Neighborhoods Project. Made accessible through a grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 200-]
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.
Photographer's caption reads, "Herman came across the Mexican border ten years ago and ended up in Hollywood. He got a job loading dirty dishes into scalding dishwashing equipment in the Beverly Hills restaurant of Barneys New York. He worked his way into the kitchen where he now prepares exotic caviars, Baltimore crab cakes, and premium smoked fish flown in from the east coast. "Very, very expensive," he said. Sometimes when all the diners have departed, Herman goes out on the fifth floor dining terrace and peers southeast toward the lights of Hollywood. He tries to spot the craftsman-style bungalow where he lives with his mother, his identical twin brother, his wife, and his seven-month-old son Jesse."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;36 x 24 cm. on sheet 38 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00081674
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection;
GPC_b4_f2_i50
CARL0004974160
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3787
Subject
Bungalows--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection photographs

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