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Retiring postmen honored
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The "Brown Bottle" was the guest facility at the Schlitz plant at 7321 Woodman Avenue in Van Nuys. On June 10, 1982, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co. was acquired by Stroh Brewing Co. of Detroit.
Photograph caption dated April 3, 1961 reads, "George Osborne, assistant postmaster of North Hollywood, left, and Ed Kusch, president, Letter Carriers Branch 2710, right, presented gifts to Herbert C. Ludwig, 5761 Fair Ave., North Hollywood; Rex Purswell, 12824 Osborne St., Pacoima; DeWitt Maassen, 8210 Wisner Ave., Van Nuys, and Milton Holbert, 10908 Hartsook St., North Hollywood, center, left to right, at retirement ceremonies at Schlitz Brown Bottle, 7521 Woodman Ave., Van Nuys. All are employed at the North Hollywood post office branch."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co
Schlitz Brown Bottle (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Postal Service--Employees
United States Postal Service.--Letter Carriers Branch 2710--Presidents
Men--California--Los Angeles
Letter carriers--California--Los Angeles
Retirees--California--Los Angeles
Breweries--California--Los Angeles
Calendars--California--Los Angeles
Letter openers--California--Los Angeles
Gifts--California--Los Angeles
Tables--California--Los Angeles
Draperies--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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