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Booming Sun Valley
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. In the original newspaper article, the caption for this image is reversed with the caption to image #00130908.
Photograph caption dated July 13, 1956 reads "Pioneer intersection forms hub. Sun Valley was formerly Roscoe and it required a special election for the community to rename it. This view shows busy intersection at Sunland boulevard and San Fernando road where the majority of business interests were established until new activity during the war and following years brought about expansion of the business center."; See images #00130905 through #00130909 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d036_f12_i7; H-14095.11 4x5
Whelan Drug Store (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Roscoe Hardware (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles
Storefronts--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Sidewalks--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Street signs--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Traffic signs and signals--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Neon signs--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Telephone lines--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
San Fernando Road (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sunland Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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