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Break ground for Valley May Co
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 June 26, 1954 reads "Turning first spadefuls of earth for new May Company store in Valley Plaza, North Hollywood, are, left to right, Bob Symonds, Plaza developer; Tom Clark, North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce president; Walter J. Brunmark, May Co. vice president; Everett Burkhalter, councilman; Tom May, David May, store officials, and Gil E. Ellingson, owner of building site."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
May Company California
North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Valley Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Shovels--California--Los Angeles
Backhoes--California--Los Angeles
Excavating machinery--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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