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Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Leach, 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
The Centre Theater located at 107 S. Maclay Avenue in San Fernando was formerly known as the Towne Theater during the 1940's and renamed the Town Theater in 1952. In 1964, the theater was renovated and re-opened as the Centre Theater. It has since been demolished.
Photograph caption dated November 7, 1963 reads, "Community leaders gather at the new Centre Theater in San Fernando for a preview of the completely remodeled movie theater which opens Nov. 20. From left to right, Mayor Ralph A. Harper, Wallace Warren, president of the San Fernando Chamber of Commerce, theater general manager Joe Kennedy, Al Cassell, San Fernando businessman and Valley Times publisher Ben Reddick."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Harper, Ralph A
Reddick, Ben
Centre Theater (San Fernando, Calif.)
San Fernando Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
Motion picture theaters--California--San Fernando
Marquees--California--San Fernando
Motion picture theater managers--California--San Fernando
Mayors--California--San Fernando
Publishers and publishing--California--San Fernando
Newspaper employees--California--San Fernando
Businessmen--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
Signs and signboards--California--San Fernando
Mountains--California, Southern
Streets--California--San Fernando
Automobiles--California--San Fernando
Lost architecture--California--San Fernando
Maclay Avenue (San Fernando, Calif.)
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
San Fernando (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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