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Title
Frances Muir Pomeroy
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1949
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph included in the Exhibit: Defining Their Identity: The Changing Roles of Women in the Post-War Era as Documented by the Valley Times Newspaper.
Pictured is Mrs. Frances Muir Pomeroy of North Hollywood, dressed in period costume. Mrs. Pomeroy, chief historian of the San Fernando Valley, can be seen sitting in a horse-drawn vehicle, holding a bell in one hand and a peach in the other as a bucketful of the fruit rests next to her. The bell is the first one used at North Hollywood High School; the peaches represent the days when North Hollywood was known as 'Lankershim, Home of the Peach.' Photograph dated October 28, 1949.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00109786
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d010_f19_i32
CARL0005248960
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/45090
Subject
Pomeroy, Frances Muir
San Fernando Valley Historical Society
Historians--California--Los Angeles
Costumes
Women--California--Los Angeles
Bells--California--Los Angeles
Horses--California--Los Angeles
Horse-drawn vehicles--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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