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Engineers hear of 'saucers
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The event was held at Hody's Restaurant in North Hollywood and was attended by guests and members of the San Fernando Valley Professional Engineers. The gentleman on the left is incorrectly identified as Donald Fry. His correct name is Daniel W. Fry. The third gentleman on the right is unidentified.
Photograph caption dated April 9, 1955 reads, "Donald Fry, aircraft engineer, left, and Truman Bethurum, center, author of book on flying saucers, are shown as they told Valley engineers of their firm belief that flying saucers do exist."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bethurum, Truman,--1898-1969
Hody's (Restaurant : Los Angeles, Calif.)
San Fernando Valley Professional Engineers
Public speaking--California--Los Angeles
Authors, American
Lecturers--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Human-alien encounters
Extraterrestrial beings
Unidentified flying objects
Restaurants--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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