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Students break ground for Sherman Oaks Library
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated October 16, 1961 reads, "Judy Rochlin, 13, 3975 Witzel Dr., Sherman Oaks, turns the shovel to break ground for the new $234,680 Sherman Oaks branch library at Moorpark Street and Katherine Avenue. Standing by to aid in the ceremony is Bill Polansky, 4419 Katherine Ave., Van Nuys. Officials participating in the event, held Friday, are (from left) R. X. Nelson, Martin Pollard, Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce President Joseph Chase, City Librarian Harold Hamill, Councilman C. Lemoine Blanchard and architect Fred Rochlin."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d032_f13_i31; H-12410.1 4x5
Rochlin, Fred,--1923-
Hamill, Harold L
Pollard, Martin
Blanchard, Lemoine
Chase, Joseph
Los Angeles Public Library.--Sherman Oaks Branch
Los Angeles Public Library--Officials and employees
Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Presidents
Branch libraries--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Librarians--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Young women--California--Los Angeles
Young men--California--Los Angeles
Architects--United States
Flags--United States
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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