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Break ground for Auto Club facility
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 13, 1957 reads, "Robert Hale, center, manager of Van Nuys office of Automobile Club of Southern California, digs first spadeful of earth at site of new offices for club at 14120 Magnolia Blvd. Facility, costing $126,000, will open June 1. Taking part in groundbreaking ceremonies with Hale were Theodore Levey, left, president, Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, and Lester R. Pickup, president, Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Automobile Club of Southern California
Automobile Club of Southern California--Employees
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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