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Title
Tyralik and his truck - before paint job
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1961
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 17, 1961 reads, "Tyralik and his truck - before paint job - 'I try to help people. They think I'm crazy.'" Tyralik, a general contractor, was required to design bomb shelters for the Germans during the war, and has been offering his expertise to his fellow Americans more recently only to be met with threats, violence, and ridicule.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00126068
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d031_f7_i22
CARL0005432713
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/57803
Subject
Men--California--Los Angeles
Contractors--California--Los Angeles
Nuclear bomb shelters--California--Los Angeles
Volkswagen automobiles
Vans--California--Los Angeles
Painted signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Czech Americans--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1961-1970

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