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Groundbreakers check library plans
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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 caption dated June 21, 1961 reads, "Ground was broken Tuesday for the New Sun Valley Library, 7291 Vineland Ave., and that done, the groundbreakers looked at plans to visualize what the building will look like. Studying the blueprints are, left to right, Phil Snyder, builder; Joe Jordan, architect; Harold Hamill, City Librarian; Everett Burkhalter, First District Councilman; Paul Feist, Sun Valley Beautiful chairman, and Mrs. Emily Clifford, Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d038_f10_i13; H-15038.2 4x5
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Hammil, Harold L
Jordan, Joseph
Los Angeles Public Library--Officials and employees
Los Angeles Public Library.--Sun Valley Branch
Branch libraries--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--Designs and plans
Architects--United States
Librarians--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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