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Singer Gisele MacKenzie lends vocal talents to freedom rally
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph included in the exhibit: "From Hula Hoops to Hanoi: L.A. Concerns, 1954-1965."
Photograph caption dated February 23, 1962 reads, "Miss MacKenzie, honorary mayor of Encino, sings a pair of patriotic songs during an old-fashioned freedom rally in Encino Park in honor of Washington's birthday. More than 1,200 people attended the rally, sponsored jointly by Rotary, Kiwanis and Optimist Clubs, Chamber of Commerce, Community Center, Breakfast Club, Business and Professional Woman's Club Historical Society, American Legion, 4-H and Altrusa Clubs, Camp Fire Girls and Girl and Boy Scout units. Other entertainment-world personalities participating in the colorful event were George Gobel, Harry Von Zell, Wendell Noble and Howard Hill. A highlight of the event was the appearance of the city's new mobile bandwagon."
1 photographic print :b&w ;27 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d036_f16_i4; H-14132.1 4x5
MacKenzie, Gisele
Washington's Birthday
National songs--United States
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Parks--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
Sheet music--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Flags--United States
Encino Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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