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First big story
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Siddon, Dave
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated February 6, 1957 reads, "Moment of hesitation and then keys of typewriter click for cub reporter Geraldine Starbuck writing first big story under silent reminder of sign 'Your Opinion is Not News.' Department, in addition to news storywriting, trains students in page make-up, headline writing, newsphotography, and editorial problems so that graduates may handle top positions upon termination. Graduates of department, mostly members of alumni association, remain in close contact with their 'alma mater.'"; See images #00133014 through #00133018 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Valley College
Los Angeles Valley College--Students
Journalism, College--California--Los Angeles
College student newspapers and periodicals--California--Los Angeles
College students--California--Los Angeles
Young women--California--Los Angeles
Typewriting--California--Los Angeles
Typewriters--California--Los Angeles
Bulletin boards--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Community colleges--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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