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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated July 26, 1961 reads, "State and Valley officials break ground for a new $400,000 National Guard armory at 12841 Foothill Blvd., San Fernando. At left, Lt. Gerald Safford of the 2nd Medium Tank Battalion, 185th Armor, 40th Armored Division, explains plans to Assemblyman Tom Carrel, while San Fernando City Administrator Marshall Julian points out spot for San Fernando Mayor David J. Calderon to dig out first scoop. Manning tank, from left, are Sgts. Edgar Morrison, Sam Rosker and Ralph Hageman, all of the San Fernando unit. Completion of the armory will be in approximately six months."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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Carrell, Thomas C.,--1900-1972 Ground breaking ceremonies--California--San Fernando Mayors--California--San Fernando Men--California--San Fernando Tanks (Military science)--California--San Fernando Legislators--United States Armed Forces Soldiers--United States United States--Air National Guard San Fernando (Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs