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Title supplied by cataloger. John H. Francis Polytechnic High School opened in 1905, a satellite of Los Angeles High School. It is the second oldest high school in the city. Originally located in Downtown Los Angeles, in February 1957 Polytechnic moved to its present site at 12430 Roscoe Boulevard, in Sun Valley. Former Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley was an alumnus. Photograph caption dated November 12, 1957 reads "Big test--behind wheel. Warner Hoeft, 15, guides specially equipped auto out of school parking lot as his instructor, Hugh Woodward, directs him. Students get behind wheel training in dual control cars where instructor has brake pedal and decelerator on his side. Ten-week driver course is in such demand school recently added Saturday session at some schools to train more students."; See images #00146845 through #00146849 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
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