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New Reseda school lends hand to handicapped
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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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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The Lokrantz Special Education Center was designed by architect Sidney Eisenshtat and opened in 1962. Named after Sven Lokrantz, an orthopedic surgeon, the school is designed in a circular shape with classrooms extending out from a central area used for physical and occupational therapy. The school is located at 19451 Wyandotte Street in Reseda.
Photograph caption dated January 22, 1962 partially reads, "Specially trained therapists and teachers help physicially [sic] handicapped youngsters learn and adjust at the 4-month-old Sven Lokrantz School in Reseda...Mrs. Rhoda Freeman...instructs 5th and 6th grade class in reading."; See images #00127340 through #00127342 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lokrantz Special Education Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Schools--California--Reseda (Los Angeles)
Elementary schools--California--Los Angeles
Classrooms--California--Los Angeles
Reading--California--Los Angeles
Reading (Elementary)--California--Los Angeles
Children--Reading--Study and teaching--California--Los Angeles
Reading teachers--California--Los Angeles
Elementary school teachers--California--Los Angeles
Students with disabilities--California--Los Angeles
School children--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Books--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Reseda (Los Angeles)
Reseda (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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