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April 17, 2000 | ROSEMARY CLANDOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They are raw snapshots, some fuzzy and out of focus, all of them amateurish and rough. Even so, the images are arresting--a house shoved into the middle of the street, flattened orchards, a row of cars that belonged to Edison camp workers who lay dead in the rubble. The collection of more than 100 snapshots depicts the aftermath of the 1928 St. Francis Dam collapse, one of California's worst disasters.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 2000 | ROSEMARY CLANDOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
They are raw snapshots, some fuzzy and out of focus, all of them amateurish and rough. Even so, the images are arresting--a house shoved into the middle of the street, flattened orchards, a row of cars that belonged to Edison camp workers who lay dead in the rubble. The collection of more than 100 snapshots depicts the aftermath of the 1928 St. Francis Dam collapse, one of California's worst disasters.
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March 15, 1993 | PATRICK McCARTNEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Marian Tucker watched as volunteer historians converted the front window of her clothing store into an exhibit on apricot farming. "As a kid, I was able to get a job pitting apricots during the harvest," Tucker recalled of the summers she spent growing up in Santa Paula. "Working next to my friends, we didn't think of it as work--we thought of it as fun," the shopkeeper said. "At least my hands didn't get stained like the kids who shelled walnuts."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 15, 1993 | PATRICK McCARTNEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Marian Tucker watched as volunteer historians converted the front window of her clothing store into an exhibit on apricot farming. "As a kid, I was able to get a job pitting apricots during the harvest," Tucker recalled of the summers she spent growing up in Santa Paula. "Working next to my friends, we didn't think of it as work--we thought of it as fun," the shopkeeper said. "At least my hands didn't get stained like the kids who shelled walnuts."
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