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Play for Van Nuys dance
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 April 6, 1949 reads, "Opie Cates and his orchestra will furnish music for Van Nuys merchants' dinner dance and installation Saturday at Valley Park Country Club. Cates is shown rehearsing with Betty Rhodes for the 'Meet Me At Parky's' radio program, on which he is musical director."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Cates, Opie,--1909-1987
Rhodes, Betty,--1921-2011
Musicians--United States
Radio actors and actresses--United States
Radio music directors--United States
Singers--United States
Actresses--United States
Conducting--California--San Fernando Valley
Music rehearsals--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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