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Reseda civil defense survey
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Amanda Blake, a television and film actress, is best known for her role as "Miss Kitty" on the long-running television series "Gunsmoke." The show ran from
Photograph caption dated June 19, 1961 reads "Amanda Blake, honorary mayor of Reseda, and Fred Blonsky, Reseda Chamber of Commerce president, 18317 Sherman Way, consult with Clifford Standing, 16010 Simonds St., Granada Hills, civil defense zone coordinator, as they launch a survey to determine availability of civil defense resources in the community. Twelve members of the Republican Woman's Club will do groundwork for Gunsmoke, a TV series."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Blake, Amanda
Standing, Clifford
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Office of Civil Defense--Officials and employees
Reseda Chamber of Commerce (Reseda, Los Angeles, Calif.)--Presidents
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Reseda (Los Angeles)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Emergency management--California--San Fernando Valley
Civil defense readiness--California--San Fernando Valley
Books--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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