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Telephone users gather to protest toll rates
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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 article dated September 13, 1962 partially reads, "They were all there to fight the telephone company. But there were fewer than had been predicted. The Valley chapter of the California Utility Users League had scheduled a mass protest meeting for Wednesday night and had predicted a turnout of 300 angry persons. But only 30 persons were at the meeting, so the mass meeting was rescheduled for late October and the smaller group met to plan the fight against Valley telephone toll charges." Pictured is Van Nuys attorney, James J. Open.; See images #00143836 through #00143839 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
California Public Utilities Commission
California Utility Users League
Urban America (Organization)
Protest movements--California--San Fernando Valley
Meetings--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Telephone--Taxation--Law and legislation
Telephone--Rates--United States
Telephone companies--United States
Telephone--Law and legislation
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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