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Beauty views missile
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 20, 1957 reads, "Reseda Jubilee Queen candidate, Sharon Alexander, 17, views Valley Nike missile site with Lt. Charles Hann, launcher platoon leader, Battery D, 551st AAA Missile Battalion. Miss Alexander represents American Legion Auxiliary and Post 308, Reseda, in competition."
1 photographic print :b&w ;15 x 10 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Army
Guided missile bases--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Antiaircraft missiles--United States
Military weapons--United States
Soldiers--United States
Air weapons
Nike rocket
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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