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Want to buy an angel?
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 23, 1959 reads, "John Tropea, right, president of Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, accepts check from Earl Hoagland, center, first of retail merchants in area to buy pictured angels, replicas of 54 12 1/2-foot angels to adorn Van Nuys boulevard at Christmas time. James Moran, assistant to Supervisor Warren Dorn and secretary of Bethlehem Star Parade Association, looks on as Hoagland, of Hoagland's Furniture, 14550 Victory Blvd., buys 100 angels to be re-sold to public for home decorations. Merchants may order replica angels from Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Christmas decorations--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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