Poodle in Sunglasses

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    Lema Jean Butcher sitting in lounge chair with her sunglasses wearing poodle, Demi-Tasse, Alhambra, Calif., 1964
    Published caption:THAT HOLLYWOOD FLAIR-Demi-Tasse, a three-year-old poodle, wouldn’t venture out of the house without her sun glasses, according to her mistress, Miss Lema Jean Butcher of Alhambra, a teacher at S. San Gabriel Elementary School. "She took to them the first time I put them on her and now she barks and cries when I try to take her out without them," Miss Butcher says. But shopping's a problem. Wherever she goes, Demi-Tasse, is naturally the center of attraction

    Publication:Los Angeles Times
    Publication date:July 13, 1964
    Subjects:Alhambra (Calif.)
    Butcher, Lema Jean, 1906-1993
    Dog owners--California--Los Angeles County
    Pets--California--Los Angeles County
    Poodles
    Sunglasses--California, Southern
    Genre:News photographs
    Phys. descr.:1 photograph : b&w negative ; 5 x 5 cm.
    Source:Los Angeles Times photographic archive, UCLA Library. Copyright Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
    Photo ID:uclalat_1429_b531_225010
    Copyright contact:UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections, A1713 Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. E-mail: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988

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    1. whyaduck 32 months ago | reply

      Miss Butcher was my 8th grade english teacher.

    2. budderflyman 16 months ago | reply

      Her dog was my fashion teacher. If I could only get my dog to wear sunglasses. Dogs develope catarracts but if they would wear polarized sunglasses they would decrease their odds of getting them.

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