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Title
Adult high students cash in
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph article dated May 23, 1950 partially reads, "A typing student at North Hollywood Evening School, Mrs. Lesta Atkinson, who says she is about 50 years old is learning the 'touch system' after 15 years of the 'hunt and peck' method. Mrs. Atkinson, of 5420 Simpson St., North Hollywood, wants to become an expert typist so she can take over secretarial duties for her son, a Valley businessman." Photograph caption reads, "Wants to be typist-secretary for son - Mrs. Lesta Atkinson, seated, gets instruction from Jean Dole."; See images #00135760 through #00135762 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00135761
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d042_f25_i26
CARL0005615434
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/65631
Subject
Evening and continuation school students--California--San Fernando Valley
Classrooms--California--San Fernando Valley
Typewriters--California--San Fernando Valley
Typists--California--San Fernando Valley
Adult education students--California--San Fernando Valley
Adult students--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1941-1950

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