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Open widened Victory boulevard
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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 August 26, 1955 reads, "City and civic officials mark opening of six-lane improvement of Victory boulevard between Kester avenue and Sepulveda boulevard. From left are Arthur Nelson, inspector; Wilfred Lindstrom, Citizen's Bank vice president; B. C. Mann, chief construction inspector; Sherman K. Kirkpatrick, Van Nuys Businessmen's Association president; Jack Smith, construction company superintendent; Van McWhirter, president of Van Nuys Kiwanis Club; M. E. Ryan, supervisor of public works; 'Smokey' Thompson, construction superintendent; Councilman Robert Wilkinson; Michael M. Ferrara and Edwin C. Brandelius, Victory Boulevard Improvement Association; William E. McCann, Board of Public Works vice president; L. W. White, land bureau; Lt. Ed Thomas, Valley police; Carl Berggren and Ferdinand Mendenhall."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Wilkinson, Robert
Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Public Works--Officials and employees
Victory Boulevard Improvement Association
Van Nuys Kiwanis Club--Presidents
Van Nuys Businessmen's Association--Presidents
Dedications--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Roads--California--Los Angeles--Design and construction
Men--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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