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First in Valley
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Paulson, Larry
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
Rights Information
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated September 16, 1960 reads, "Groundbreaking ceremonies were held this week for the first Alpha Beta Super market in the San Fernando Valley at the northeast corner of Burbank and Whitsett. From left, James E. Hook, of Ernest W. Hahn Inc., general contractors; Donald H. Shanedling, shopping center developer; Verna Felton; Honorary Mayor of North Hollywood; Arthur J. Lucey, director of public relations, Alpha Beta Markets, and Barney Oldfield, president of North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Felton, Verna,--1890-1966
Alpha Beta Company
Alpha Beta Company--Employees
Ernest W. Hahn, Inc.--Employees
North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Supermarkets--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Supermarkets--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Voice actors and actresses--United States
Actresses--United States
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Signs and signboards--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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