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Break ground for Valley hospital
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 caption dated June 21, 1956 reads "W. P. Whitsett, second from left, Valley pioneer, turns first spadeful of earth at Van Nuys site of $1,100,000 Valley Presbyterian Hospital during groundbreaking ceremonies. From left are Judge R. M. Galbreth, chairman of board of Olmstead Memorial Foundation; Whitsett, Mrs. Kay Scott, president of Las Patroncitas, hospital guild; Martin Pollard president of hospital board of directors, and Kenneth M. Scott, General Motors Corp. executive who donated $44,000 from company."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Whitsett, William Paul,--1875-1965
Valley Presbyterian Hospital (Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Calif.)--Endowments
General Motors Corporation--Endowments
General Motors Corporation--Employees
Real estate developers--California--Los Angeles
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Plaques, plaquettes--California--Los Angeles
Endowments--California--Los Angeles
Building sites--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Podiums--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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