Cheap family with thirteen children, Los Angeles, 1933
- Cheap family with thirteen children, Los Angeles, 1933
- Date Created
- [circa February 18, 1933]
- Los Angeles Times
- No linguistic content
- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Patriarch Albert Cheap is a coach yard foreman for the Santa Fe Railroad. The two oldest children are 24-year-old Virginia Ruth and 26-year-old Angela Cecilia, who don't live with their siblings. Mr. Cheap is used to getting bargains in fruits and vegetables to keep up with his children's voracious appetites. It's not only food that Mr. and Mrs. Cheap hunt for bargains for, but everything imaginable, from underwear to shoes to soap to dolls and dishes. They go into detail over other parts of day-to-day living their large family participates in, such as trips to the dentist's office, birthdays, and picnics.
Photograph appears with the article, "Thirteen Lucky Children!", Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb 1933: H4,5, and 20.
The older children sit in the last row with their parents with the younger ones standing, kneeling, and sitting on the floor in front of them.
- 1 photograph
- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
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- Los Angeles (Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image
Family members--American--California--Los Angeles
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