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Supermarket built with fallout area
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The ground breaking ceremony was for an Alpha Beta market, located at Nordhoff Street and Reseda Boulevard, designed to have a full basement which would be used as both a fallout shelter and as a community services room.
Photograph caption dated September 28, 1961 reads, "Taking part in shopping center groundbreaking in Northridge are (front, from left) William Fisher, honorary mayor of community; Arthur Lacey of Alpha Beta Markets and Assemblyman Lou Cusanovich while George Montrose, Nick Ziener and Byron Maybond of Northridge Chamber of Commerce watch."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Cusanovich, Lou
Alpha Beta Company
Alpha Beta Company--Employees
Northridge Chamber of Commerce
Legislators--United States
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Supermarkets--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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