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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
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