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Boat to be awarded
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
Dean, Gordon
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 September 18, 1957 reads "Fiberglas [sic] boat giveaway plan of Valley Plaza Merchants Association gets off to a shooting start with Anita Gordon, TV star and honorary mayor, merrily playing the role of gun-toting sheriff. On her left stands Frank Piazza, Bonds Store manager and publicity chairman of the Valley Plaza Merchants Association. Characters in boat, left to right, are Whiskered Bob Pierce, his brother Ralph Pierce and Bob Bickston, all of 'Frontier Caravan' cowboy troup." Valley Plaza is in North Hollywood.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 15 x 15 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Gordon, Anita--(Singer)
Valley Plaza Merchants Association
Television actors and actresses--United States
Singers--United States
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary
Associations, institutions, etc
Boats and boating
Stores & shops
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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