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Title
Wins speech contest
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1959
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
John H. Francis Polytechnic High School opened in 1905, a satellite of Los Angeles High School. It is the second oldest high school in the city. Originally located in Downtown Los Angeles, in February 1957 Polytechnic moved to its present site at 12430 Roscoe Boulevard, in Sun Valley. Former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley was an alumnus.
Photograph caption dated February 27, 1959 reads "Peggy O'Brien, 15, of Polytechnic High School, accepts trophy as winner of Valley Times annual oratorical contest from Emery Potter, Valley Times executive, at final competition in Sun Valley American Legion Hall. Valley high school students competed."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00146858
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d056_f29_i24
CARL0005891942
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/74285
Subject
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
Polytechnic High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Men--California--Los Angeles
Teenage girls--California--Los Angeles
High school students--California--Los Angeles
Award winners--California--Los Angeles
Orators--California--Los Angeles
Journalists--California--Los Angeles
Newspaper employees--California--Los Angeles
Awards--California--Los Angeles
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs

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