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At kick-off of Valley Youth Center Drive
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Jan Clayton was born on August 26, 1917. She was a film, theater, and television actress, appearing in a few films and often on stage. She starred in the television series "Lassie" from 1954-1957. Later in life she appeared on many television programs. Clayton died on August 28, 1983.
Photograph caption dated March 22, 1955 reads "Looking over artist's interpretation of proposed $682,000 Valley Youth Foundation Center at Women's Division kick-off rally are, from left, Mrs. Lorraine Kavanaugh, campaign vice chairman; Jan Clayton, television and movie star; Gen. Harold H. Townsend, main speaker; Mrs. Marvin Owen, president of Foundation, and Mrs. Norris Poulson, who brought good wishes to campaign on behalf of Mayor Poulson."; See images #00124658 and #00141255 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Clayton, Jan
Poulson, Norris,--1895-1982--Family
San Fernando Valley Youth Foundation--Presidents
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Civic leaders--California--San Fernando Valley
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--San Fernando Valley
Architecture--Designs and plans--Presentation drawings
Architectural drawings
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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