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Ground breaking ceremony
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated December 12, 1956 reads "Ground-breaking ceremony for the Valley's newest and tallest office building takes place on its Van Nuys boulevard site, adjacent to the Valley Federal Savings and Loan Association in Van Nuys. Participants, from left, R. E. Bridges, Travelers Insurance Co.; W. P. Whitsett; Cejay Parsons, Associated Architects and Engineers; Ted Leff, owner and developer of the project; L. G. Kiely, Travelers Insurance Co.; Robert Fuller, president, Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce." The group broke ground for the new branch of Travelers Insurance Company at 6850 Van Nuys Boulevard.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Travelers Insurance Companies
Men--California--Los Angeles
Insurance executives--California--Los Angeles
Insurance agents--California--Los Angeles
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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