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It's a basketball, not a Sputnik!
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Rivera, Bill
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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Original photograph has visible rust marks at upper right margin.
Photograph caption dated January 27, 1958 reads, "Apparently looking on in amazement at loose missile are North Hollywood and Birmingham high school players in action at All-City basketball tourney Saturday. But actually, going for loose ball are Birmingham's Keith Buchanan (26) and North Hollywood's Bruce Loughner (12) and Roger Head (7). No. 4 at rear is Braves' Harry Axcell. North Hollywood won and will play Hollywood tonight in 7 p.m. semi-finals."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Birmingham High School (Van Nuys, Calif.)--Students
North Hollywood High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
High school athletes
High school students
Basketball players
Basketball teams
Young men
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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