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Break ground for research lab
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 14, 1956 reads, "Diane Murray, Miss San Fernando Valley State College, turns first shovelful of earth during groundbreaking ceremonies for new Federal Telecommunication Laboratories at 15191 Bledsoe St., San Fernando. Also taking part in ceremonies were, from left, Dudley M. Day, laboratory vice president; Delmar Oviatt, dean, San Fernando Valley State College; Paul Adams, laboratory Pacific Coast director, and Chester E. Johansen, assistant vice president from laboratory headquarters in Nutley, N.J."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Federal Telecommunication Laboratories
San Fernando Valley State College
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--San Fernando
College administrators--California--San Fernando
Research institutes--California--San Fernando
Businessmen--California--San Fernando
Civic leaders--California--San Fernando
Shovels--California--San Fernando
Women--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
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