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U.S. Army missile for our defense
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 March 19, 1959 reads, "How a Nike Hercules knocks enemy planes out of sky is explained by Roy L. Ash of Litton Industries, third from left, at Devonshire Down Fair Grounds during Second Annual Valley-Wide Industrial Conference. Others, from left, are Martin Lovequist, president of Lovequist Engineering Company; John Tropea, president, Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce; Frank P. Melograno of Ramo-Wooldridge; Herb Saup, Title Insurance and Trust Company, and Jim Lupton of Valley Times."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lupton, Jim
United States.--Army
Litton Industries
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Lovequist Engineering Company--Presidents
Valley Times (Firm)--Employees
Title Insurance and Trust Company (1893-1968)--Presidents
Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation--Employees
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Antiaircraft missiles--United States
Military weapons--United States
Air weapons
Nike rocket
Men--California--Los Angeles
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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