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First metered parking lot for city
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated September 18, 1954 reads, "Mayor Norris Poulson opens first metered parking lot for city of Los Angeles, as Valley leaders assist. From left to right, are W. P. Whitsett, Van Nuys pioneer developer; Van McWhirter, chairman of Van Nuys Chamber's Off-Street Parking Committee; Sherman Kirkpatrick, president of Van Nuys Business Men's Association; Mayor Poulson; City Councilman Bob Wilkinson; Lloyd Braff, traffic engineer; W. O. Lindstrom, president of Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, and Allen B. Stephenson, assistant city administrative officer."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Poulson, Norris,--1895-1982
Whitsett, William Paul,--1875-1965
Van Nuys Business Men's Association
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Real estate developers--California--Los Angeles
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Dedications--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Scissors and shears--California--Los Angeles
Ribbons--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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