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Construction starts
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Paulson, Larry
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
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 6, 1962 reads, "Joining in groundbreaking ceremonies for the new $2-million Alpha-Beta-Sylmar Shopping Center are, from left, Art Lucey, director of public relations for Alpha Beta Acme Store, Inc.; Robert E. Donald, designer of the project; James Hook, contractor; Gerald J. Fontaine, president of the Sylmar Chamber of Commerce; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Abrams, developers, and Mary Davis, Miss Sylmar."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Alpha Beta Company
Alpha Beta Company--Employees
Sylmar Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Sylmar (Los Angeles)
Supermarkets--California--Sylmar (Los Angeles)
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Sylmar (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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