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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated May 23, 1961 reads, "Los Angeles City Council Everett Burkhalter, second from left, shoveled the first load of dirt Monday at groundbreaking ceremonies for the $201,000 Vanowen Park Branch Library to be built at 12311 Vanowen St., North Hollywood. Others taking part in the ceremony were Mrs. Marvin Owen, member of the Los Angeles Board of Library Commissioners, and Howard Shirley and K. W. Thompson, right, of California Structures, Inc., which has been awarded the contract for the building. Tentative date for opening of the branch is January, 1962."
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