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Title
Officer of the month
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
1950
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated January 14, 1950 reads "Policeman Frank R. Miller, right, proudly displays to his watch commander, Sgt. Frank Claridge, Valley Times plaque awarded him for outstanding duty. Jackson Berger, managing editor of the Valley Times, made presentation during radio broadcast over KGIL." Miller, a motorcycle officer assigned to the Valley, spotted a gang of criminals breaking into cars in his neighborhood. Although off duty, he stopped the men and held them until help arrived.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00133401
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d040_f5_i29
CARL0005578337
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/63863
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Officials and employees
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Municipal officials and employees--California--San Fernando Valley
Motorcycle police--California--San Fernando Valley
Police--California--San Fernando Valley--Uniforms
Award winners--California--San Fernando Valley
Awards--California--San Fernando Valley
Plaques, plaquettes--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1941-1950

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