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Essay contest title winner
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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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated August 12, 1954 reads, "Victor M. Carter, president of Builders Emporium, presents $50 United States Savings Bond to employe [sic] Shiz Komuro for suggesting the title 'Vote...and Keep America Free' as the subject for this year's Citizenship Essay Contest which is sponsored by the store and open to the public. The winner will receive the Victor M. Carter Annual Citizenship Gold Trophy Award and a free one week vacation for two via TWA in Washington, D. C."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Builders Emporium of Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Presidents
Builders Emporium of Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Employees
Award presentations--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Businessmen--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Savings bonds--United States
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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