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Youngster break ground for Reseda YMCA
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 25, 1962 reads, "Youngsters Break Ground for YMCA. Members of YMCA groups lend a hand at groundbreaking ceremonies Sunday for the new Reseda YMCA at 18810 Vanowen St. The proposed building will include a multipurpose room, kitchen, chapel-counsel room, club room, offices, and an outdoor swimming pool and showers and dressing room. Total cost for the project will be about $408,000. Participating in the ceremonies are, from left, Roger Lacombe, 7, a Y-Indian Guide; John Hamlin, 14, president of the Junior High-Y Boys Council; Ray Metcalf, YMCA board chairman; Melanie Martin, 17, vice president of the Y Council; Ron Blair, 17, summer leader and member of the Caballeros, and Kevin Ball, 11, representative of the Gra-Y Beavers."
1 photographic print :b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
YMCA of Los Angeles
Boys--Societies and clubs
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Reseda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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