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Champ sky watchers
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated March 9, 1956 reads "Ruth Salmen, right, chief observer for West Valley Ground Observer Corps, congratulates Hazel Riley, left, and Harry Stearns after they received awards for working 1,500 hours at sky watchers' post. Mrs. Riley is post supervisor. Awards were made at meeting which stressed critical need for more observers."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
United States.--Aircraft Warning Service.--Ground Observer Corps
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Civil defense--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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