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Photograph caption dated February 6, 1959 reads, "Participants in the gala ceremonies at the formal opening of the new J. C. Penney store in Valley Plaza, as caught by Valley Times cameraman, were, left to right, Stan Lichtenstein, assistant manager; Ralph J. Hanson, manager; Anita Gordon, honorary mayor of Valley Plaza, and B. S. Hand, president of North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Huge throngs witnessed the ribbon-cutting as they awaited admittance to the store."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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Gordon, Anita--(Singer) Hand, B. S J.C. Penney Co J.C. Penney Co.--Employees Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.) North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce--Presidents Dedications--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Department stores--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Department stores--Employees--California--Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Women--California--Los Angeles Singers--United States Men--California--Los Angeles North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs Portrait photographs Group portraits