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Break ground for new school
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Steele, Bob
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 1, 1954 reads, "Ground was broken yesterday for addition to house 200 physically handicapped children at Leroy Lowman School, 12815 Saticoy St., North Hollywood. From left to right are Mrs. Tex Ritter, outgoing president of Lowman School parents group; Mary Frances Martin, special education supervisor; Mrs. Edith K. Stafford, Board of Education member and chairman of the building committee; Principal William Hirsch; Mrs. Charles Lowman, who represented Dr. Charles Lowman after whom school was named, and Mrs. James McNamara, incoming president of parents group."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lowman, Charles Leroy,--1879-
Lowman, Charles Leroy,--1879--Family
Charles Lowman School for Handicapped Children
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Children with disabilities--Education--California--Los Angeles
Students with disabilities--California--Los Angeles--Services for
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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