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Today in Photographs: September 14, 1964

Today in Photographs: September 14, 1964

Echo Park's most famous cat, "Room 8," reads his fan mail at Elysian Heights Elementary School on the first day of class. For 16 years, beginning in 1952, the gray-and-white tom would remain on school grounds during classes, then vanish for the summer, only to return with the kids in the fall.

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