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Fantastic Fair discount store opens in Pacoima
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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 October 26, 1962 reads, "Benson Flanzbaum (left), president of Fantastic Fair department stores, addressing large opening day crowd as new establishment opened for business Thursday at 13701 Van Nuys Blvd., Pacoima. Next to Flanzbaum is Leon Zakowski, general manager of store chain. Sammy Davis Jr. snipped the ribbon opening the doors to the department store, which includes a complete food service.”
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fantastic Fair Discount Department Store
Fantastic Fair Discount Department Store--Presidents
Fantastic Fair Discount Department Store--Employees
Supermarkets--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Stores & shops--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Dedications--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Celebrations--California--Pacoima (Los Angeles)
Commercial products--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Pacoima (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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