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Title
Woman doing standing splits on Venice Beach
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1936
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
A woman holds her leg up in direct alignment with her body, as if doing the splits while standing up, while four other girls look on. At Venice Beach, in 1936, when the Miss California Contest was held in conjunction with the 1936 Venice Mardi Gras. The ocean is visible in the background.; Similar to image 00008851.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00009056
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
N-003-514.2 4x5; Venice-Beaches.
CARL0000010974
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/88064
Subject
Miss California Bathing Beauty Contest (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Beauty contests--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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