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Western Electric Institute raises flag
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Robbins, Jeff
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
Photograph caption dated July 22, 1963 reads, "In a major expansion program, the oldest private technical school in Southern California specializing in electronics training has moved to 18758 Bryant St., Northridge, from downtown Los Angeles. The relocation was made to be centrally located in the area where the electronic industry is rapidly concentrating. Among a large group attending the flag raising ceremonies at the new Valley home of the institute, were Al Freidricks, industrial analyst, State Employment office in Van Nuys; Ed. Baum, West Coast manager of Electronics Industry Association; Bob Merritt, deputy sheriff of Northridge; Ethel Narvid, representing Congressman James Corman (D-22nd Dist.); Lloyd Steele, assistant regional supervisor of Trade and Industrial Education, State Department of Education; Dr. Dallas Livingston-Little, employment director, Valley Junior College; Ted Duffy, assistant supervisor regional field representative, Bureau of Readjustment Education; Towson MacLaren, president of Northridge Chamber of Commerce; Ralph Pile, manager placement division, Van Nuys State Employment office; H. R. 'Larry' Seaman, assistant to the president of Western Electronics Institute, and George I. Alagna, president."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Western Electric Institute
Western Electric Institute--Presidents
Los Angeles Valley College--Employees
Los Angeles County (Calif.).--Sheriff's Department--Officials and employees
Business relocation--California--Los Angeles
Electronic industries--California--Los Angeles
Technical institutes--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Flag raising and lowering
Flags--United States
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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