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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
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