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Army invades Van Nuys
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated June 12, 1948 reads, "Heading down Van Nuys boulevard are heavy armored cars taking part in West Valley Army-Air Force parade signaling official opening of new recruit station and launching drive for enlistees. Polly Ellis reigned as parade queen."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Air Force--Recruiting, enlistment, etc
United States.--Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc
Armored vehicles, Military--California--San Fernando Valley
Parades--California--San Fernando Valley
Crowds--California--San Fernando Valley
Spectators--California--San Fernando Valley
Streets--California--San Fernando Valley
Street-railroad tracks--California--San Fernando Valley
Stores & shops--California--San Fernando Valley
Van Nuys Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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