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Teen-agers win 'smile' crown
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated January 21, 1963 reads, "Four Valley teen-agers have been declared winers in the Smile of the Year contest sponsored annually by the Valley Dental Society and the Los Angeles City Schools. Flashing their winning smiles are, front row from left, Lee Hastings, 13, Northridge Junior High School, West Valley queen, and Sherry Winters, 13, Van Nuys Junior High School, East Valley queen. Behind them, from left, are the kings, Steve Gilhooly, 14, Fulton Junior High, West Valley, and Jon Vilardo, 14, Madison Junior High, East Valley. The students will compete Tuesday with the other city winners and Feb. 4 in the countywide contest. Purpose of the contest is to promote dental health."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
San Fernando Valley Dental Society
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
Smiling--Competitions--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Teenagers--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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