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Pacoima intersection gets light
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 October 31, 1956 reads, "Councilman Everett Burkhalter throws switch that starts operation of traffic signal light at intersection of Van Nuys and Foothill boulevards, Pacoima. Observing long-awaited event are Bill Gohl, Otto Scherer, Bob Swanson, Ben O'Brien, president of Pacoima Chamber of Commerce, and Paul P. Grant. Looking up at Burkhalter is young Stevie Marengo."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Pacoima Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Traffic signs and signals--California--Los Angeles
Traffic signs and signals--California--Los Angeles--Control systems
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Sidewalks--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Foothill Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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