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Officials break ground for armory
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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
Valley Times Collection
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

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