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Pacoima Library dedicated
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated August 26, 1961 reads, "Nine-year old Rodney Simmons, 11417 Eldridge Ave., Lakeview Terrace, holds his library card and gets to take out the first book from the new $228,000 library at 13605 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima. Assisting is Mrs. Robert Miller, 15404 Roxford St., Sylmar, librarian, and looking on are Everett Burkhalter, left, 1st District Councilman, and Harold L. Hamill, 3600 Mound View Ave., Studio City, Los Angeles city librarian. Dedication of the 201,054-book library marks the half-way point in the city's library construction program started in 1957 under a $6,400,000 bond issue, said Hamill."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Los Angeles Public Library.--Pacoima Branch
Los Angeles Public Library.--Pacoima Branch--Employees
Dedications--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Library circulation and loans--California--Los Angeles
Librarians--California--Los Angeles
Women librarians--California--Los Angeles
Library users--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Library cards--California--Los Angeles
Books--California--Los Angeles
Branch libraries--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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