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Grand opening
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 June 5, 1955 reads "The French linen shop, Grande Maison de Blanc, opened its doors to Valley residents last week, when the grand opening was held at the Ventura boulevard store. The store specializes in in (sic) informal as well as formal linens, has a decorating service, and caters to customers who wish custom designs. Shown above are Martin Krakeur, owner of Grande Maison de Blanc, and Mlle. Collard, one of the staff."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Grande Maison de Blanc (San Fernando Valley, Calif.)
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Businessmen--California--San Fernando Valley
Display of merchandise--California--San Fernando Valley
Stores & shops--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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