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Break ground for V.N. storm drain
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 caption dated April 8, 1954 reads, "To end Tyrone floods - Officials attend ground-breaking ceremonies for new storm drain which will carry flood waters that formery [sic] swept down Tyrone avenue, Van Nuys. From left, Morey Rosenthal, chairman of Flood Control Committee; Van McWhirter, past president of Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce; William Paul Whitsett; W. O. Lindstrom, president of Van Nuys chamber; Joseph I. McIlhenny, president of Van Nuys Businessmen's Association."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Van Nuys Businessmen's Association--Presidents
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Building construction--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Storm sewers--California--Los Angeles
Flood control--California--Los Angeles
Flood routing--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Tyrone Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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