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Valley coeds vie for 'Queen of Freedom' crown
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated August 3, 1961 reads, "Valley coeds vies for 'Queen of Freedom' crown - Girls displaying flags, photo above, are competing for queenship of the Polish-American Rally-Picnic scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday at Swiss Park, 2501 Huntington Dr., Duarte. Pictured from left are Alicia Ferfecki, 16, 4617 Firmament Ave., Encino; Pauline Bokun, 18, 3924 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City; Karen Zawadski, 17, 4601 Firmament Ave., Encino; Barbara Laskey, 16, 7452 Whitaker Ave., Van Nuys; Mira Nieslucaowshy and her sister Renae, both 18, of 4925 Topeka Dr., Tarzana; Joann Czarnik, 18, 18332 Strathern Ave., Reseda, and Gloria Guest, 17, 14244 Weddington St., Van Nuys."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Teenagers--California--San Fernando Valley
Girls--California--San Fernando Valley
Beauty contestants--California--San Fernando Valley
Polish Americans--California--San Fernando Valley
Flags--United States
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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