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Airline's grand opening
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated June 11, 1956 reads, "William H. Stelling, center, district sales manager and manager of new Western Airlines office at 8622 Van Nuys Blvd., Panorama City, holds tickets which passengers can now pick up in Valley. Left is Arthur C. Smith, district sales administration officer, and Arthur F. Kelly, sales vice president, stands at right. Civic leaders and airline officials were on hand for Western's grand opening party."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Western Airlines
Dedications--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Passes (Transportation)--California--Los Angeles
Tickets--California--Los Angeles
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Panorama City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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