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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."
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