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New do-it-yourself Cleanomat opens
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 26, 1962 reads "Easy operation of coin-operated cleaning machines are demonstrated to customers by Virginia Felton (right), co-owner of Vamco Dry Cleanomat, 14020 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. Grand-opening week is being celebrated at the new self-service cleaning and laundry center, open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Vamco Dry Cleanomat (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Women--California--Los Angeles
Self-service laundries--California--Los Angeles
Cleaning establishments--California--Los Angeles
Clothes dryers--California--Los Angeles
Handcarts--California--Los Angeles--Equipment and supplies
Signs and signboards--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Interiors--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles)
Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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