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It's official now
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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 caption dated July 1, 1961 reads, "Superior Judge Mildred L. Lillie, left, administers oath of office to Mayor Samuel W. Yorty Friday on the Spring street steps of City Hall. Among those watching Yorty officially become the city's 42nd mayor were, from left, Mrs. Eleanor Chambers, Yorty's chief assistant; Yorty's wife, Bess, and his 14-year-old son, Bill."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Yorty, Sam,--1909-1998
Yorty, Elizabeth
Yorty, Sam,--1909-1998--Family
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
City halls--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Oaths--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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