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Break ground for Valley Nisei Center
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 caption reads: "Valley Japanese-American residents give official push to construction of new Nisei Community Center Building, with Barry Tamura, center, doing honors with shovel while Councilman Everett Burkhalter holds architect's sketch of what building will look like. From left are Sego Murakami, Hiroshi Yamano, Tamura, Burkhalter, Allan Mori and Tom Ikuta." Photograph dated May 13, 1959.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Nisei Community Center (San Fernando Valley, Calif.)
Community centers--California--San Fernando Valley--Design and construction
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--San Fernando Valley
City council members--California--Los Angeles
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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