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It's all smiles for Polytechnic High School's Robert Lewis, left, and James Taylor
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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 16, 1962 reads "Taylor becomes principal of the Sun Valley school with Lewis' retirement." The article partially reads "For Taylor, it is a double distinction. He becomes the Valley's first Negro high school principal and one of the city's youngest."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Taylor, James,--1927-
Polytechnic High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Polytechnic High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Faculty
Polytechnic High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Men--California--Los Angeles
African American school principals--California--Los Angeles
High school principals--California--Los Angeles
High schools--California--Los Angeles
Schools--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Desks--California--Los Angeles
Telephone--California--Los Angeles
Dedications--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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