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Title
Jimmie Curry new Homecoming Queen
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Young, Steve
Contributor
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
1964
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture is a two-year community college in Woodland Hills, California. It opened in September 1947, with 70 students and 18 faculty members and is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. The school's initial focus was crop cultivation and animal husbandry, and still retains a large swatch of open fields for hands-on working farm training. In 1956 the school was renamed Los Angeles Pierce College.
Photograph caption dated October 29, 1964 reads, "Royalty on tour - Pierce College Homecoming Queen Jimmie Curry, second from left, and part of her court of princesses, from left, Kathy Whittemore, Mary Ann Meddock and Margie Ward, listen as Valley Times publisher Ben Reddick explains new wire procedure in the Valley Times city room, during a tour they took yesterday."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00135836
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d042_f30_i29
CARL0005624418
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65883
Subject
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Pierce College--Students
Valley Times (Firm)
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
Community college students--California--Los Angeles
Publishers and publishing--California--Los Angeles
Newspaper employees--California--Los Angeles
Newspaper buildings--California--Los Angeles
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1961-1970

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