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Sears' 75th birthday
Alternative Title
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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
Valley Times Collection
Felton, Verna,--1890-1966
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Sears, Roebuck and Company--Anniversaries, etc
Sears, Roebuck and Company--Employees
Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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
Time Period

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