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Penney Valley Plaza opening
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
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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
Valley Times Collection
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

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