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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated April 4, 1956 reads, "Chester Baker, kneeling left, contractor for new $50,000 Painters Local 1595 administration and assembly hall in Van Nuys, and Ernest Weber, kneeling right, president of local, take part in ground-breaking ceremonies for building at 14560 Calvert St. Others, from left, are Lee B. Brown, Lionel Johnson, William Stethem, Roy Strickland, business representative, D.T. Satre, executive secretary, Si Finwall and Art White."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America.--Local 1595 (Los Angeles, Calif.) Painters, Industrial--Labor unions--California--Los Angeles Labor unions--California--Los Angeles Labor union members--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Signs and signboards--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs