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Stamps tell history of State of California
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated October 12, 1950 partially reads, "Roy C. Mitchell, a philatelist since 1892, prepared the unique collection of 32 sheets of stamps, each bearing half a dozen specimens and each connected in some way with the history of California...Mitchell worked five years to complete the Centennial Collection. In it are stamps bearing the pictures of Presidents Jackson, Lincoln, Taylor and Grant." Pictured is Roy C. Mitchell as he explains stamp collection to Shirley Guilbault.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 16 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Stamp collections--California--San Fernando Valley
Stamp collectors--United States
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Valley Times Collection photographs

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