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Title
Opening of Thom McAn shoe store
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1959
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated September 1, 1959 reads, "Stocking-Cutting Opens Shoe Store. Pretty Darlene Tompkins presides at opening of new drive-in Thom McAn shoe-store at 8915 Woodman Ave., Pacoima, at which snipping of sheer pair of nylon stockings replaced traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony. Also taking part were Earl Erne, left, president of Pacoima Chamber of Commerce, and Warren Van Denplas, district director of Thom McAn shoe store chain."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00084156
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d003_f17_i14
CARL0004762082
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/42564
Subject
Tompkins, Darlene,--1940-
Thom McAn Shoe Company
Pacoima Chamber of Commerce--Presidents
Shoe stores--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Dedications--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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