Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/16

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Subject: RE: [Leica] SoCal Camera Stores.
From: "Jeffery Smith" <>
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2001 19:13:20 -0600

Frank looked to be about 55 years old back during my first stint as a
photographer (early 70's). I guess that makes him about 85 now. I can almost
remember his kids' names (his daughter is Jana? His son had a rather preppy
name, and a UCLA tee shirt).

From the caverns of my memories.

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of S Dimitrov
> Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2001 6:21 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Leica] SoCal Camera Stores.
> Ooh, I was there yesterday. I was covering a picketing of a store called
> Fashion 21 by garment workers next door, so I decided to walk in and
> browse. It was enough to make one weep. I've been there in it's heyday,
> when the store was busier than hell. I bought my first new Leica there,
> a CL. Now it's a dust covered shop,  almost a though it was a movie
> prop, with Frank and the rest of the family looking like they were
> collecting cow webs. Truly a shame.
>   Slobodan Dimitrov
> Mark Kronquist wrote:
> >
> > Franks Highland Park Camera is occasionally open as well
> >
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