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'June Carnegie' scam. This fabricated incident alleges to show wealthy Philadelphia philanthropist, June Carnegie, giving Michael Metelica a check worth $20,000 to 'further his religious work'

Item Information

Title:
'June Carnegie' scam. This fabricated incident alleges to show wealthy Philadelphia philanthropist, June Carnegie, giving Michael Metelica a check worth $20,000 to 'further his religious work'
Description:
A woman in a striped suit hands Metelica a check across a small glass table. "In fact, it was commune member who after this photo was taken, went off to her waitress job. An article with this photo ran on the front page of a very skeptical Greenfield Recorder newspaper"
Photographer:
Cohen, Gary
Date:
1973
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Daniel A. Brown Photograph Collection
Subjects:
Communal living
Metelica Aquarian Concept (Commune)
Metelica, Michael
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 photograph
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
The images in this collection were received in digital form only; some may be low resolution.
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph011-bin-i187