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City's finest
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Young, Steve
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 24, 1965 reads "City's finest - Los Angeles Police Chief William H. Parker inspects graduating class at Police Academy in Elysian Park. Seventy-one recruits joined the force."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Police Academy
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Officials and employees
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Uniforms
Men--California--Los Angeles
Police--Inspection--California--Los Angeles
Police chiefs--California--Los Angeles
Firearms--California--Los Angeles
Commencement ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
Flags--United States
Gloves--California--Los Angeles
Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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