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Beauty charms at Empire opening
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 April 3, 1959 reads "Beauty and civic leadership were jointly represented at the ceremonies opening the new Van Nuys office of Empire Savings and Loan Association. Left to right, Horace Heidt, Van Nuys honorary mayor; Darlene Tompkins, 'Miss Jr. Van Nuys;' Samuel Oschin, president and chairman of the board of the Empire Savings and Loan; Merle Duckett, treasurer, Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, and Ray Johnson, president Van Nuys Business Men's Association."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Empire Savings and Loan Association--Presidents
Empire Savings and Loan Association--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Band directors--United States
Bankers--California--Los Angeles
Banks and banking--California--Los Angeles
Dedications--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Scissors and shears--California--Los Angeles
Ribbons--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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