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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated January 31, 1961 reads, "North Hollywood civic leaders join John Hawkins, left, manager of the Valley Plaza store of Sears, Roebuck and Company, in admiring huge cake which will be cut Wednesday night to start open house program at store as part of Sears' 75th birthday celebration. From left are Hawkins, Verna Felton, honorary mayor of North Hollywood; E. F. Oldfield, pioneer businessman; John Mortara, past president of the Valley Plaza Merchants Association; Everett McIntire, president of the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, and Everett Carpenter, North Hollywood postmaster."; See images #00131372 through #00131373 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Felton, Verna,--1890-1966 Sears, Roebuck and Company Sears, Roebuck and Company--Anniversaries, etc Sears, Roebuck and Company--Employees Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.) Anniversaries Department stores--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Department stores--Employees--California--Los Angeles Actresses--United States Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Cakes--California--Los Angeles North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs