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Celebs, crown king, queen of dance
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Jan Clayton was born on August 26, 1917. She was a film, theater, and television actress, appearing in a few films and often on stage. She starred in the television series "Lassie" from 1954-1957. Later in life she appeared on many television programs. Clayton died on August 28, 1983.; Cliffie Stone was born Clifford Gilpin Snyder on March 1, 1917. He was an American country singer, musician, record producer, music publisher, and radio and TV personality. Stone was pivotal in the development of Californias thriving country music scene after World War II during a career that lasted six decades. He died on January 16, 1998.
Photograph caption dated December 29, 1955 reads "Entertainers Cliffie Stone and Jan Clayton crown Tom Trissell and Linda Slater king and queen of Holiday Hop teenage dance sponsored by San Fernando Valley Youth Foundation in Van Nuys. Youngsters sold most tickets to affair. Miss Clayton is a director of the foundation."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Clayton, Jan
Stone, Cliffie
Young men--California--San Fernando Valley
Young women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Singers--United States
Disc jockeys--United States
Crowns--California--San Fernando Valley
Flowers--California--San Fernando Valley
Bouquets--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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