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Title
Examines contest prize
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1955
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated August 30, 1955 reads "Claire Weeks, Miss Van Nuys of 1955, learns workings of $239 De Walt Power Shop, which will be awarded Sept. 22 as grand prize in Builders Emporium toy building contest. One hundred additional prizes will be awarded. All toys will be donated to Childrens (sic) Hospital, City of Hope and St. John's Children's Hospital. Polk Riley, power tool department manager, demonstrates outfit. Entry blanks are available at Builders Emporium." The store is located at 5960 Sepulveda Boulevard in Van Nuys.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00136698
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d043_f34_i29
CARL0005638228
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/66499
Subject
Builders Emporium of Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Builders Emporium of Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Employees
DeWalt Products Co
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Hardware stores--California--Los Angeles
Radial saws--California--Los Angeles
Power tools--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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