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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
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