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MacArthur statue groundbreaking
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The formal groundbreaking ceremony for the new statue honoring General MacArthur at MacArthur Park. The park was formerly known as Westlake, but was renamed to honor the noted American general in 1942. Caption dated January 26, 1954 reads, "Among the notables taking part in ground-breaking ceremonies at site where a statue of General Douglas MacArthur will be constructed are (left to right, front): Architect Harold Field Kellogg ; sculptor Roger Noble Burnham ; Councilwoman Harriett Davenport ; Mayor Norris Poulson ; Municipal judge Roger A. Pfaff, and Rev. John M. Yamazaki, representative of the Japanese colony here."
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE Box 3766
MacArthur, Douglas,--1880-1964--Statues
Kellogg, Harold Field
Burnham, Roger Noble,--1876-1962
Davenport, Harriett
Poulson, Norris,--1895-1982
Pfaff, Roger A
Yamazaki, John M
Ground breaking ceremonies--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Sculptors--United States
Judges--California--Los Angeles
Clergy--California--Los Angeles
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Women city council members--California--Los Angeles
Architects--United States
Westlake (Los Angeles, Calif.)
MacArthur Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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