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No time lost
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The photograph shown was taken on December 16, 1911. Please refer to image #00032826 to see the way it looked just eleven months earlier on February 9, 1911. Photographs were reproduced and published in 1961 by Ralph Samuels Valley Photo.
Photograph used for an article dated February 22, 1961; the caption reads, "These two photographs depict the rapid growth of Van Nuys in the first few months following its founding. Top photograph, taken on Feb. 9th, 1911, shows first building erected, the Southern Pacific railroad station. Bottom photograph, taken Dec. 16th, 1911, shows Van Nuys Boulevard, with the Pacific Electric line in the center and a good start towards building a city."; See images #00032826 and #00117914 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;5 x 25 cm. on 21 x 26 cm. sheet.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d021_f27_i19; H-7903.8 4x5
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroads--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Street-railroad tracks--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Railroads, Cable--California--Los Angeles
Electric cables
Bunting (Cloth)
Commercial buildings--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Flags--United States
Van Nuys Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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