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Pierce group will attend CYF meeting
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture is a two-year community college in Woodland Hills, California. It opened in September 1947, with 70 students and 18 faculty members and is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. The school's initial focus was crop cultivation and animal husbandry, and still retains a large swatch of open fields for hands-on working farm training. In 1956 the school was renamed Los Angeles Pierce College.
Photograph caption dated January 30, 1965 reads, "No abstracts, you - Serious business, this, the painting of the name Pierce College by the Sigma Delta fraternity. Leo Guglielma warns against impressionism or abstract techniques being used with broom and pail. Covered with calcimine paint it became apparent they were college students and not Bohemian painters. They spelled name right."; See image #00135840 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Pierce College--Students
Community colleges--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Greek letter societies--California--Los Angeles
Universities and colleges--Societies, etc
College students--California--Los Angeles
Young men--California--Los Angeles
Pastures--California--Los Angeles
Livestock--California--Los Angeles
Cows--California--Los Angeles
Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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