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King visits Rocketdyne
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
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated May 20, 1959 reads, "Belgium's King Baudouin, right, discusses rocket engine firing he just witnessed with S. K. Hoffman, general manager of Rocketdyne, during two-hour visit to North American Aviation division's propulsion field lab in Santa Susana Mountains."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Baudouin--I,--King of the Belgians,--1930-1993
Rockwell International.--Rocketdyne Division
Santa Susana Field Laboratory
Rocket engines
Kings and rulers
Aerospace industries--California--Simi Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Mountains--California, Southern
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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