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frank hoffer

sherman oaks, california, 1949

In 1949, it snowed in the San Fernando Valley and by “snowed,” I mean snowed: snow fell and it actually stayed on the ground. My grandfather Frank took pictures – an entire roll of pictures, in fact – of the snow that fell around his family’s house in Sherman Oaks that day.


2 Responses to “sherman oaks, california, 1949”

  1. Anonymous said…
    Because Mom was pregnant with me at the time I was told this story over and over, but I had never seen this picture, so it was definitely Feb or March since I was born the end of April and it probably was raining all that month. Thanks as always. Aunt Helene
    MARCH 29, 2008 7:55 PM

    Posted by rebeccafm | April 21, 2012, 10:44 pm


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