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Historic moment
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Henry Van Wolf, born in Bavaria in 1898, was a prominent sculptor in the San Fernando Valley. Moving to the San Fernando Valley in 1944, Van Wolf sculpted many statues and busts on display throughout the Los Angeles and elsewhere in the United States. He founded the Valley Artists Guild, also known as VAG in 1948. Van Wolf died in 1982.
Caption dated April 3, 1965 reads, "Mrs. Glenn R. Anderson, left, president of The Valley Historical Society, and Francis Muir Pomeroy, California History and Landmark chairman of the North Hollywood Woman's Club, look over model of statue of Generals Pio Pico and John C. Fremont shaking hands which sculptor Henry Van Wolf will make for cost at Campo de Cahuenga."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Pomeroy, Frances Muir
Van Wolf, Henry--1898-1982
Fre´mont, John Charles,--1813-1890--Statues
San Fernando Valley Historical Society
Historians--California--San Fernando Valley
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
Sculpture--California--San Fernando Valley
Sculptors--United States
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Pointing (Gesture)--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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