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John Glenn day at Sunny Brae
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
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Used in the exhibit "Over Our Heads: Los Angeles Goes From Stargazing to Moon Landing"
Photograph caption dated April 2, 1962 reads "First of all, they made a model of Friendship Seven, the capsule astronaut John Glenn used to orbit the earth three times. Chuck Garcia, 12, and Jack Raifert, 11, both kneeling in front and painting on the letters, did the building. Then, Alan Franklin, 11, left, gave a speech on 'Glenn as a Man,' and Peter Finkle, 11, right, spoke, on 'Why a Hero.' Pam Scalise, 12, student council president, oversaw the workers and the speakers and pronounced everything was A-OK. all five are students of Sunny Brae School." The school is located at 20620 Arminta St. in Canoga Park.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Sunny Brae Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sunny Brae Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Friendship 7 (Spacecraft)--Models
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Girls--California--Los Angeles
School children--California--Los Angeles
Elementary schools--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Canoga Park (Los Angeles)
Space vehicles--Models
Canoga Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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