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Photograph caption dated January 18, 1961 reads "Los Angeles County Supervisor Warren Dorn, left, turns the first shovelful of dirt at the 12-acre site of the proposed $5-million Federal Aviation Agency Air Traffic Control Center in Palmdale. Waiting their turns at the shovel are, from left, Miss Palmdale, pretty Frankie Dixon; Larry Chimbole, Palmdale Chamber of Commerce president, and Walter P. Platt, regional manager of the Federal Aviation Agency."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Dorn, Warren M United States.--Federal Aviation Agency--Employees Palmdale Chamber of Commerce--Presidents Los Angeles Air Route Traffic Control Center (Palmdale, Calif.) Men--California--Palmdale Women--California--Palmdale Beauty contestants--California--Palmdale County council members--California--Los Angeles County Spectators--California--Palmdale Shovels--California--Palmdale Sashes (Clothing)--California--Palmdale Safety hats--California--Palmdale Military uniforms Podiums--California--Palmdale Stages (Platforms) Palmdale (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs