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Glamour tester
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated February 1, 1955 reads, "A very attractive Dodge test driver showed up recently at a salon showing of the new Chrysler Corporation cars. The test driver is Betty Skelton, holder of the world's automotive speed record for women, (143.44 mph in a Dodge Firearrow) and shown with from left to right, Bert M. Carter, West Coast sales manager for Dodge; L.L. Colbert, president of Chrysler Corporation, and bandleader Lawrence Welk."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Skelton, Betty
Welk, Lawrence,--1903-1992
Colbert, Lester L
Chrysler Corporation
Chrysler Corporation--Employees
Chrysler Corporation--Presidents
Automobile racing drivers--United States
Women automobile racing drivers--United States
Band directors--United States
Automobile industry executives--United States
Automobile dealers--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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