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Title
Valley hero honored
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph has a diagonal cut on the lower left corner.
Photograph caption dated August 7, 1956 reads "Brig. Gen. J. S. Holtoner, commander of Edwards Air Force flight test center in Antelope Valley, pins Air Force top civilian award for exceptional service on William S. Fonda, 31, engineer of 6120 Riverton Ave., North Hollywood. Fonda saved pilot's life in 1954. He braved flames and smashed plastic canopy to rescue flier."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00121315
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d025_f25_i5
CARL0005399711
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/54380
Subject
United States.--Air Force--Officers
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Military uniforms
Armed Forces--Officers
Generals--United States
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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