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Children watch ceremony
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated November 27, 1963 reads, "Valeri Barnes, 4, and her brother Bill, 4, of 8858 Laramie Ave., Canoga Park, watch city officials break ground for 1,400-acre Nordhoff-Winnetka Industrial Tract. From left: Symore Mann (with shovel), Industrial Association president; Sam Ball, former city engineer, and Howard Chappell, Department of Public Works commissioner. Wearing hats are Mayor Samuel W. Yorty and West Valley Councilman Thomas D. Shepard. The ceremony was held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at corner of Nordhoff Street and Oakdale Avenue."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Yorty, Sam,--1909-1998
Shepard, Thomas D
Industrial Association of the San Fernando Valley--Presidents
Nordhoff-Winnetka Industrial Tract (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Canoga Park (Los Angeles)
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Nordhoff Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Oakdale Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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