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Title
Freshman royalty try their crowns
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1961
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
The Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture is a two-year community college in Woodland Hills, California. It opened in September 1947, with 70 students and 18 faculty members and is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. The school's initial focus was crop cultivation and animal husbandry, and still retains a large swatch of open fields for hands-on working farm training. In 1956 the school was renamed Los Angeles Pierce College.
Photograph caption dated September 30, 1961 reads, "Pierce College's newly-crowned freshmen queen Terry Turner, 18, 19006 Vose St., Reseda, draws the glances of her four princesses. They are, top, Valerie Hirsch, 18, 912 N. Laurel, Los Angeles, and Susan Frick, 18, 10044 Lurline Ave., Chatsworth; bottom, Diana Lee, 17, 5414 Shirley Ave., Tarzana, and Romaine Baker, 18, right, 18239 Topham St., Reseda. The five, chosen from 18 contestants, were crowned Friday night at the college's Frosh Fling."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00135824
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d042_f30_i17
CARL0005624386
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65871
Subject
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Pierce College--Students
Community colleges--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Community college students--California--Los Angeles
College freshmen--California--Los Angeles
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Crowns--California--Los Angeles
Tiaras--California--Los Angeles
Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1961-1970

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