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Title
Reign over Pierce homecoming
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
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
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
The Clarence W. Pierce School of Agriculture is a two-year community college in Woodland Hills, California. It opened in September 1947, with 70 students and 18 faculty members and is part of the Los Angeles Community College District. The school's initial focus was crop cultivation and animal husbandry, and still retains a large swatch of open fields for hands-on working farm training. In 1956 the school was renamed Los Angeles Pierce College.
Photograph caption dated November 9, 1956 reads, "Valerie Crowl, 18, of North Hollywood, Homecoming Queen at Pierce Junior College, third from left, reads official announcement of her election. Others, from left, are princesses Nan Linton, 18, of Canoga Park; Marilyn Sinai, 20, of Northridge, and Jackie Marso, 18, of Van Nuys. Also elected princess was Lil Schumacher of Van Nuys. Queen and court will be crowned at dance tonight."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00135790
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d042_f29_i15
CARL0005618669
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/66308
Subject
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Pierce College--Students
Community colleges--California--Woodland Hills (Los Angeles)
Community college students--California--Los Angeles
Beauty contestants--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Woodland Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period
1951-1960

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