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Hiya, Jeff
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 caption dated June 17, 1959 reads, "White whale 'Buttercup' greets Jeff Crosswell, 6, the champion whale weight-guesser of Southern California, at the Super Sea Circus in Pacific Ocean Park. Jeff guesses the baby whale's weight at 434 pounds in a contest involving more than 20,00 other entries. Other estimates ranged from four pounds to '146,200 pounds per square inch.'"
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Amusement parks--California--Santa Monica
Men--California--Santa Monica
Women--California--Santa Monica
Children--California--Santa Monica
Boys--California--Santa Monica
Award winners--California--Santa Monica
Whales--California--Santa Monica
White whale--California--Santa Monica
Circuses & shows--California--Santa Monica
Trained animals--California--Santa Monica
Grilles--California--Santa Monica
Swimming pools--California--Santa Monica
Balloon decorations--California--Santa Monica
Parks--California--Santa Monica
Lost architecture--California--Santa Monica
Pacific Ocean Park (Santa Monica, Calif.)
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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