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Start construction on Sears store
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated October 25, 1963 partially reads, "Construction of the largest Sears Roebuck and Co. retail store is under way in Canoga Park following groundbreaking ceremonies Thursday at Fallbrook Ave. and Victory Blvd. Some 30 second-grade pupils from the Nevada Ave. Elementary School, community leaders and company officials dipped shovels into a pile of earth to start the project at the $35 million Fallbrook Square Center which occupies a portion of the Platt Ranch area...the 80-acre Sears Canoga Park store will be larger than any of the company's more than 750 retail stores."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Nevada Avenue Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Canoga Park (Los Angeles)
Department stores--California--Canoga Park (Los Angeles)
School children--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Fallbrook Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Victory Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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