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Frances Muir Pomeroy
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Pomeroy, Frances Muir
San Fernando Valley Historical Society
Historians--California--Los Angeles
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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