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Wear birthday party smiles
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Paulson, Larry
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated September 29, 1959 reads, "Everything is in readiness at the seven J. C. Penney Valley stores for the classic Penney birthday party which begins tomorrow, continuing to close of business Saturday, Oct. 10. This nationwide high value event is featured by drastic price cuts in all departments. A last-minute check-up of the elaborate plans was made by the seven managers when they held a Pre-Birthday Party conference at Penney's Valley Plaza store. Left to right, front seated, Ralph Hanson, Valley Plaza, host to group; Robert Jenks, Reseda; A. Meacham, Van Nuys, and D. L. Sodergren, San Fernando. Left to right rear standing are: M. McCall, Canoga Park; Francis Tierney, assistant manager, substituting for J. E. Culp, manager, Burbank, and R. Stage, Granada Hills."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
J.C. Penney Co
J.C. Penney Co.--Employees
Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Stores & shops--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Celebrations--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Department stores--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Department stores--Employees--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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