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Ground broken for freeway stretch
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 February 9, 1961 reads, "Officials Tuesday broke ground for the last stretch of Sunland boulevard which will connect with Golden State Freeway. From left to right, A. B. Sherwood, principal construction inspector engineer, Los Angeles bureau of contract administration; George Beckley, president, Tujunga-Sunland Chamber of Commerce; Stanley Melone, president, Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce; Julio Tomei, contractor for the road, and Everett G. Burkhalter, first district councilman, look over the road plans for the proposed construction."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Roads--California--Los Angeles--Design and construction
Road construction--California--Los Angeles
Dedications--California--Los Angeles
Construction projects--California--Los Angeles
Bulldozers--California--Los Angeles
Contractors--California--Los Angeles
Roads--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California
Sunland (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Interstate 5
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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