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Mayor's trophy
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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; Title supplied by cataloger.
Gisele MacKenzie was born on January 10, 1927 in Winnipeg, Canada. She was an accomplished singer, actress and violinist and appeared on many variety shows in the 1950s and 60s, most notably The Jack Benny Show and Your Hit Parade. She hosted her own show from 1957-1958, performed on stage in several musicals, and later acted in television shows. MacKenzie was married twice and had two children. She died on September 5, 2003.
Photograph caption dated February 10, 1962 reads "Mayor's trophy is presented to J. L. Bensinger Jr., scoutmaster of Troop 331, and Larry Pearson, senior patrol leader, for winning field day competition. Gisele MacKenzie, Encino's honorary mayor, presents the trophy to the winners. Second place plaques were given to Troop 378 and Troop 431. More than 200 scouts from eight Encino troops participated in the contests."; See images #00133476 through #00133477 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
MacKenzie, Gisele
Boy Scouts of America
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Boys--California--Los Angeles--Societies and clubs
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Scout leaders--California--Los Angeles
Singers--United States
Violinists--United States
Award winners--California--Los Angeles
Awards--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Clubs--California--Los Angeles
Boy Scouts--California--Los Angeles
Uniforms--California--Los Angeles
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
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