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Laird Brooks Schmidt
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Laird Brooks Schmidt's obituary describes him as a former late-night TV host and stand-up comedian. He passed away on Veteran's Day in 2004 after battling Parkinson's disease for 15 years. He was 80 years-old and lived in Bloomington.
Photograph dated July 11, 1964 shows Laird Brooks Schmidt showing off his new invention the 'Hearing Aid Ciggy Holder.' Laird Brooks Schmidt is a stand-up comedian and entertainer.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Comedians--United States
Cigarettes--California--San Fernando Valley
Peace signs
Cowboy hats
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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