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Spade ground for Valley aircraft part plan
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
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated August 27, 1954 reads, "Logan Rhoden, general manager of Crocket Manufacturing Co., breaks ground for aircraft factory's $83,000 new plant in Van Nuys. Looking on, left to right, are Ferdinand Mendenhall, Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce vice president; Jack Morley, Bank of America assistant manager; Howard Craig, contractor; Jim Moran, chamber secretary, and J. H. Allen, Chevrolet plant manager."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Crocket Manufacturing Co
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Aircraft industry--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Los Angeles
Factories--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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