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V.N. soldier home on visit after basic
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated September 10, 1956 partially reads, "One of the first Valley men to enlist in the Army's new six months active duty, seven and a half years active reserve program, John Atherton, 18, of Van Nuys, has recently returned home after completing his basic training. Atherton, a graduate of Van Nuys High School, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. harry L. Atherton, 5421 Noble Ave. He received his basic at Fort Ord and Fort Bliss, Texas, and will continue to train with Battery C, 374th AAA Battalion, which has its headquarters at 5525 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Army Reserve
Basic training (Military education)--United States
Military service, Voluntary--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Military cadets--United States
Soldiers--United States
Military uniforms
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs

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